Golden Plaque from Ancient Colchis

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 October 2017

The golden plaque from ancient Colchis (present-day Georgia) once belonged to a Colchian noblewoman. It was found in burial no. 13 at the archaeological site of Sairkhe, and it has representations of a lion, a bull, and a boar. It was made between the 8th-6th centuries BCE. (Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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