Site Overviews: Azerbaijan
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This symmetrical bronze pendant, found at the Zayamchai archaeological site in the Shamkir district of Azerbaijan in 2003, dates from the 13th-12th centuries BC, the Bronze Age. It has a diameter of 10.5 centimeters. The design may symbolize the sun according to scholars in the Caucasus, a symbol of warmth and fecundity.
This silver coin from Klde is believed to have been issued by the Parthian King Gotarzes I, who ruled the Parthian Empire from 95-90 BC. The Empire at its greatest extent included portions of Georgia, as well as most of what is today the Middle East.
Terracotta Statuette of a Woman
This terracotta statuette of a woman found at Ziyaretsuyu is characteristic of Hellenistic figurines in this region. The woman appears to be is wearing a cloak over her left shoulder, a common fashion for married women.
Height: 8.2 cm, Width: 6.2 cm
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