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Ancient Script Spurs Rethinking of Historic ‘Backwater’

Ancient Script Spurs Rethinking of Historic ‘Backwater’

At a temple site in the Republic of Georgia, letters carved in stone could change the way we see the development of writing. GRAKLIANI, GEORGIA Sophia Paatashvili, a third-year graduate student in archeology at Ivane Javakashvili Tbilisi State University, was excavating an ancient temple at an Iron Age site called Grakliani …

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Boy Finds 3,400-year-old Figurine in Israel

A 7-year-old Israeli boy is being hailed after finding a piece of history during a day trip to an archeological site. Ori Greenhut was climbing a mound at Tel Rehov with friends when he came across a covered figurine, said the Israel Antiquities Authority. The boy brushed off the dirt …

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Ancient Roman Barracks Found in Gonio Fortress

Gonio

Archaeological excavations are coming to an end at a historical castle in western Georgia that earlier revealed some ancient treasures. Roman barracks were unearthed in the final stage of excavations at Gonio Fortress, located in Gonio at the southwestern tip of Georgia on the Turkish border. Yesterday Georgia’s Minister of …

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Unique Writings Found in Georgia May Change World History

Grakliani Hill

A unique discovery has been made in Georgia that experts believe could change world history. An unidentified piece of writing found by an archeological expedition from Georgia’s State University at Grakliani Hill, in the eastern Kaspi region, confirmed the existence of the written language on Georgian territory 2,700 years ago. …

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Archeologists Uncover Qvevris at Khikhani Caste

Archeologists have discovered 43 medieval qvevris at Khikhani Castle in western Georgia.  The qvevri is a large, clay Amphora-like vessel, traditionally buried in the ground up to its neck, in which wine is fermented and stored in regions of Georgia and especially in Kakheti, East Georgia. The artefacts were uncovered …

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