Armenia's Areni Cave

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 October 2017

The Areni Cave complex in what's present-day Armenia contains the world's oldest known winery and the world's earliest known shoe. An ancient skirt was recovered on the premises in 2011 and portions of an ancient brain were found in 2009.



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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