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16 March 2008
Neolithic findings discovered in Azerbaijan

Neolithic and III-I millennium BCE archaeological findings belonging to Yalavlu Tepe culture have been discovered in Zaqatala Region of Azerbaijan, Jahangir Soltanov, Director of Zagatala Regional Ethnography Museum said.  J. Soltanov said the findings had been discovered on the left bank of Alazan River near Muganli village, Zaqatala.
     Local farmers discovered a stone horse tooth chopper of Neolithic age under the ground and fishermen discovered Yalavlu Tepe pottery in the bank of Alazan River. J. Soltanov said child graves and bones of III-I millennium BCE had also been discovered there. He noted that the unique evidences discovered there showed rich historical heritage of that area and it was necessary to provide archaeological excavations there.

Sources: Today.az, APA (11 March 2008)

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