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AZERBAIJANI ARCHAEOLOGISTS MADE REPORTS AT AN ONLINE WEBINAR HELD IN GREAT BRITAIN

  01.03.2021

An online webinar SCARF-South Caucasus Archaeological Research Forum organized by Oxford and Durham Universities of Great Britain took place on February 26-27.
The purpose of the forum was to present preliminary results of archaeological researches conducted in the South Caucasus in recent years.
Scholars from the United Kingdom, USA, Japan, Australia, Germany, Georgia presented their studies. Azerbaijan was represented by scientists of ANAS Archaeology and Ethnography, Doctors in History Anar Aghalarzadeh, Namik Huseynli, as well as PhD student of the Institute, junior researcher of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan Aslan Gasimov.
A.Agalarzade and A.Gasimov made a report on "Grave monuments at the south-eastern end of the South Caucasus: Late Bronze-Early Iron Age kurgans revealed in the Talysh mountains." The speakers noted that the south-eastern region of Azerbaijan is rich in archaeological monuments of the mentioned period, and in recent years, systematic archaeological research has begun on these monuments.
N. Huseynli's report was dedicated to the medieval city of Shamkir. The researcher made a report entitled "Certain results of archeological research conducted in the medieval city of Shamkir" and spoke about the scientific results of systematic archeological research conducted on this monument for 10 years.
Both reports were listened to by the webinar participants and questions of scholars were answered.
The webinar concluded with a roundtable on "Archives and Heritage in the South Caucasus."

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