A BOOK DEDICATED TO THE CERAMIC PRODUCTS OF THE LEILATEPE ARCHAEOLOGICAL CULTURE HAS BEEN PUBLISHED
A monograph “Ceramics of the Leilatepe Archaeological Culture” has been published by Anar Aghalarzade, PhD in History, associate professor, a leading scientific worker at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of ANAS. The work published in the “AFPoliqrAF” publishing house, was devoted to the study of ceramic products of the Leilatepe archaeological culture, spread throughout the South Caucasus, especially in the territory of Azerbaijan in the late Chalcolithic (late Copper-Stone) Age - the first half of the 4th millennium B.C.
A.Aghalarzade's research included the settlements such as Leilatepe, Adsiztepe, Abdal-Aziztepe, Shomulutepe, Chinartepe, Beyuk Kesik, Selakhan, Poylu, Aghili Dere and others belonging to the Leilatepe culture and great ceramic material found during scientific investigation of the Soyuqbulaq kurgan monuments in the territory of Azerbaijan, analysis and classification of ceramic on different properties were carried out. The ceramics of the Leilatepe culture have been analyzed in the context of the Asian Near East-Caucasus. The study of ceramic products belonging to the Leilatepe culture allows the tracing of the material and spiritual culture of the ancient inhabitants of the South Caucasus.
The scientific editor of the monograph is Doctor of History Najaf Museibli, scientific reviewers - Doctor of History, professor Gudrat Ismayilzadeh and PhD in history Namig Aliyev.
The book is intended for archaeologists, historians, and a wide readership.