Nakhchivan Tepe

Ovchular Tepesi
Nakhchivan Tepe - an ancient town located within Nakhchivan city, Naxçıvan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan.wikipedia
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Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

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Nakhchivan Tepe - an ancient town located within Nakhchivan city, Naxçıvan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. Archaeological research in Nakhchivan Tepe under the direction of Veli Bakhshaliyev of the Nakhchivan branch of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences began in 2017. The settlements of Nakhchivan generally used Gekche obsidian from the lake basin in present-day Sevan.
Several archeological sites from the dating from the Neolithic have also been found in Nakhchivan, including the ancient town of Ovchular Tepesi, which also includes some of the oldest salt mines in the world.

Nakhchivan (city)

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Nakhchivan Tepe - an ancient town located within Nakhchivan city, Naxçıvan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan

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Nakhchivan Tepe - an ancient town located within Nakhchivan city, Naxçıvan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

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Archaeological research in Nakhchivan Tepe under the direction of Veli Bakhshaliyev of the Nakhchivan branch of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences began in 2017.

Transcaucasia

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The existence of connections between the cultures of the South Caucasus and the Middle East (including Mesopotamia) has drawn the attention of researchers for many years.

Middle East

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The existence of connections between the cultures of the South Caucasus and the Middle East (including Mesopotamia) has drawn the attention of researchers for many years.

Mesopotamia

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The existence of connections between the cultures of the South Caucasus and the Middle East (including Mesopotamia) has drawn the attention of researchers for many years.

Teppe Hasanlu

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Although separate finds validated the existence of these connections, they have been confirmed by a complex of archeological materials, including from Nakhchivan Tepe, which is characterized by Dalma Tepe ceramics, a cultural assemblage that was first found in the South Caucasus at the site.

New Way (Turkey)

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Rooms of this kind have also been uncovered in excavation of the Ovçular Tepesi and Yeni Yol settlements.

Flint

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Rarer items include a grinding stone, a flint product and a bone tool.

5th millennium BC

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The pottery is generally characteristic of the first half of the 5th millennium BC.

Cardium pottery

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It is generally characterized by Dalma Tepe painted and impressed ceramics.

Earthenware

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Gray wares are also represented by a single piece.

Karabakh

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Similar ceramics have also been found in isolated copies in monuments in Karabakh.

Lake Urmia

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Monuments in the Lake Urmia basin generally use Syunik obsidian.

Lake Sevan

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The settlements of Nakhchivan generally used Gekche obsidian from the lake basin in present-day Sevan.

Zangezur Mountains

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Apparently, the tribe occupying the Lake Urmia basin had connections to the obsidian deposits of the Zangezur Mountains by means of the tribes of Nakhchivan.

Charles A. Burney

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Dalma Tepe ceramics were explored for the first time at the settlement of the same name by Charles Burney's excavation in 1959, and then also in 1961 to Cuyler Young.

Iran

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Dalma Tepe ceramics have been found in Iran and Iraq together with typical Halaf and Obeid ceramics.

Iraq

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Dalma Tepe ceramics have been found in Iran and Iraq together with typical Halaf and Obeid ceramics.

Tell Halaf

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Dalma Tepe ceramics have been found in Iran and Iraq together with typical Halaf and Obeid ceramics.