archaelogical finds

Third century ruins discovered in Tbilisi

By | September 11th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

(DFWatch photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Ruins of what may have been an ancient palace were discovered on Monday in the old part of Tbilisi. Archeologists Merab Dzneladze and Levan Latsabidze said the ruins may date back to the fourth or third century AD, going by the architectural style, […]

Archaeologists in Georgia discover graves from 3rd century BC

By | August 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – In Georgia, archeologists have discovered burial chamber from the third or fourth century BC. The discovery was made during sewage work. The qvevri burial place lies in Kaspi, a small town 48 km away from the capital Tbilisi. The online newspaper […]

Oldest basilica church yet discovered in Georgia

By | August 17th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian archeologists have discovered ruins a basilica type three-nave church from the fifth or sixth century in eastern Georgia. The ruins cover an area 40 meter long and 16 meter wide, and were found in Kakheti, on the right bank of River Duruji, […]

Ancient military wall unearthed in Tbilisi

By | August 11th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – An ancient wall has been discovered during rehabilitation works in the center of Tbilisi. The oldest layer of the fence dates back to the fifth century C.E., but the castle fragments, which are perfectly retained, were built between the twelfth […]