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Medieval wine press discovered in Armenia

03.02.2018 100 просмотров

Argishti Mikayelyan, general manager of the Vayk Tourist Information Center, wrote about this on his Facebook page.


According to him, during the construction work on the territory adjacent to the Yeghegnadzor school N1 (Vayots Dzor region), a medieval wine press was discovered.   

The excavation was entrusted to the historian-archaeologist, director of the Geological Museum of Yeghegnadzor Karen Azatyanu.

"This archaeological find once again proves that the Vayots Dzor region has been a wine-growing area since ancient times, and this culture has been preserved and developed in the region to this day," Mikaelyan wrote. 

Armenian archaeologists discovered in the south of the country (in the Vayots Dzor region), in the Areni-1 cave, a unique complex of the Stone Age and the Eneolithic era with adobe structures, dating back to 3900-3700 BC. One of the most famous finds of the cave was the oldest shoes of the Eneolithic period, the so-called "charuh", which dates back to 3600-3500 years. BC.

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