Azerbaijan Georgia Turkey Project

Cultural History - Azerbaijan

 

Through the Paleolithic & Epipaleolithic Ages

Neolithic, Chalcolithic & Early Bronze Ages

Middle, Late Bronze & Iron Ages

Antique & Early Medieval Periods

Medieval Period

 

A portion of the 12th century AD citadel wall surrounding the storied Ichari Shahar, or “Inner City,” is preserved within Baku, Azerbaijan’s capital. UNESCO listed the Ichari Shahar as a World Heritage site in 2000.

 

Rock art panels at the Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Preserve often contain a variety of elegant figures, sometimes superimposed over each other.

 

This statue in the heart of Baku commemorates Nizami Gyanjavi the great epic poet.

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