Areni Cave

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 October 2017

Armenia's Areni Cave is near the Areni village in southern Armenia alongside the Arpa River. It is a multicomponent site that saw human habitation in the late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age. Prehistoric wine, an ancient shoe, and portions of an ancient brain have been recovered from this site.



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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