Journal Amirani. 2006. Volume 16

Wooden ploughing implement from Kulevi settlement

Author(s): Leri Jibladze, Nugzar Papuashvili

On the Kulevi settlement in IV cultural layer (2nd half of II mill. B.C.) handeld wooden plougher was discovered. It finds nearest parallels with wooden ploughing implements from Pichori and Choloki settlements (end of the II mill. B.C.) and also with the known ploughing implements of that type in the Middle East and Europe.

Journal Amirani. 2006. Volume 16

Early medieval cemeteries of Abkhazia and main types of burials

Author(s): Irma Berdzenishvili

Early medieval Burials in Abkhazia mainly were uncovered near settlements, churches and inside of churches.

Journal Amirani. 2006. Volume 16

Some chronological issues of North-western Colchian cemeteries

Author(s): Nino Dolidze

In North-west Colchis during Late Bronze Early Iron Age we can find collective and individual burials. These are represented by two types: pit-tupes and jar burisls (ossuariums). In the first type we can differ various forms of graves with different burial ritual: inhumational, crematory and secondary burials. We observed mostly oblong and oval pit-type inhumational burials; in the rectangular types of graves we can see full or partial cremations; in ovel-type graves however there are secondary burial traditions. Secondary burial mode presents mostly in jar graves.

Journal Amirani. 2007. Volume 17

Archaeological survey of the Megalithic settlement of Mamulos Pantiani in Gomareti

Author(s): Paata Bukhrashvili, Zurab Tskvitinidze

The archaeological survey conducted by the expedition of the Ilia Chavchavadze State University. Mamulos Pantiani is the megalithic site, situated in the deep forest near Gomareti, Dmanisi district.

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