Archaeologists study 70,000-year-old prehistoric site in Armenian village
GAVAR, SEPTEMBER 15, ARMENPRESS. Archeological excavations have commenced in the village of Kalavan in Gegharkunik Province since August 26, carried out by a joint Armenian-German expedition team.
Excavations initially began in 2004, and were re-launched in 2017.
The current team consists of 15 scientists representing Armenia, Germany, Portugal, Israel, France and the United States. The work is proceeding in the Kalavan 2 Stone Age site. According to scientists, this site is a 70,000 year old shelter of a prehistoric human. Excavations revealed man-made stone tools, hunting tools and other findings.
The excavation will continue until September 26.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan