H 297 x W 210 mm
111 figures, 6 tables (colour throughout)
Published Aug 2023
Chapters in this volume, with contributions from a a wide range of multidisciplinary specialists, demonstrates the diversity and vibrancy of international research collaboration in the archaeology of Georgia and underlines the enormous potential of the country’s archaeological resource.
Introduction – Emanuele E. Intagliata and Paul Everill
Chapter 1: The Javakheti Plateau: Megaliths, Villages, and Obsidian Mines in the Prehistory of the Lesser Caucasus of Georgia – Paolo Biagi, Renato Nisbet
Chapter 2: Household Archaeology and the Agricultural Economy of an Iron Age Village: The 10th–3rd Centuries BC at Grakliani Gora, Shida Kartli, Georgia – Katie Campbell, Davit Naskidashvili, Katya Turchin, Vakhtang Licheli
Chapter 3: The East Georgian Sanctuaries of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages – Simone Arnhold, Paata Bukhrashvili, Felix Blocher, Shorena Davitashvili
Chapter 4: Work- and Lifescapes in 1st Millennium BC Udabno – Sabina Brodbeck-Jucker, René Kunze
Chapter 5: Nokalakevi–Archaeopolis: Twenty Years of Anglo-Georgian Collaboration – Paul Everill, Nikoloz Murgulia, Davit Lomitashvili, Ian Colvin, Besik Lortkipanidze
Chapter 6: Lighting up Arrian’s Room. Preliminary Remarks on the Lamps Found in the Roman Fort in Apsaros (Gonio, Georgia) – Maria Jaworska
Chapter 7: Early Christian (4th-6th Centuries AD) Monuments of the Kingdom of Lazika, West Georgia – Nikoloz Murgulia, Besik Lortkipanidze, Davit Lomitashvili
Chapter 8: A New Late Antique Church Complex at the Foot of the Greater Caucasus – Machkhomeri Hill (Khobi Municipality) – Emanuele E. Intagliata, Revaz Papuashvili, Andrey Vinogradov, Davit Naskidashvili, Gogita Chitaia
Chapter 9: The Results of Landscape Survey from Samshvilde Environs (Chivchava River and Khrami River Valleys) – David Berikashvili
Emanuele E. Intagliata is Assistant Professor at the Università degli Studi di Milano where he teaches Medieval Archaeology. His research focuses on borderland communities and frontier defensive systems in Late Antiquity and the early Islamic period - particularly in Syria, northeastern Turkey, and western Georgia.
Paul Everill is Reader in Archaeology at the University of Winchester. He has co-directed the Anglo-Georgian Expedition to Nokalakevi in western Georgia since 2002, working in collaboration with colleagues at the Georgian National Museum. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and the Royal Anthropological Institute.