Ancient burials discovered in Yevlakh [PHOTO]

4 October 2016 16:10 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

Pitcher burials dated to the 1st-2nd century BC were revealed during the excavation in the Semendabad village of Yevlakh region, Day.Az reported.

Crockery of various sizes and shapes, including bowls, jewelry and tools made of bronze, have been discovered at the site.

The archaeological finds have been transferred to the Yevlakh History and Ethnography Museum.

"The pedal shape plate draws a special attention. Three of ten findings are displayed at the Yevlakh History and Ethnography Museum", said museum's chief curator Khalida Umanova.

The excavations are also carried out in the villages of Yeldi and  Nerimankend.

Archaeologists will continue excavations at this site.

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The Academy, established on 23 January 1945, closely cooperates with different foreign research institutions and organizes international scientific workshops and conferences in Azerbaijan.

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