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"Bronze and Early Iron Ages archaeology" department

Phone

(+994 12) 5108419

Fax

E-mail

muzaffarhuseynov@yahoo.com

Chief

Veli Husein oglu Aiyev

Total number of employees

7

Basic activity directions

The Investigation of the monuments of the Bronze and Early Iron Ages.

Main scientific achievements

Forming of the proto cities and the investigation of the problem of the city culture in Azerbaijan;
The emergence of the Kura-Arax culture in Azerbaijan as a contuniation of the Chalcolithic period and its distribution to the neighbouring areas had scientifically been proved as a result of the archaeological investigations done at the sites of the Kura-Arax culture;
Characterisric features of the culture of the middle bronze age have been studied as a result of the investigation of the culture of the decorated vessels in Azerbaijan;
The emergence of the Khojali-Gedebey culture and its distribution area had been determined as a result of large scale archaeological investigations done at the sites of late bronze and early iron ages;
Different type of burial monuments (kurgans, stone box graves, ground burials, catacombs and so on) and funeral traditions and their characteristic features had been identified as a result of archaeological investigations done at the burial mounds of bronze and early iron ages in Azerbaijan.

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