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New discoveries in the Roman fort in Gonio-Apsaros, Georgia

This autumn, the Polish-Georgian Gonio-Apsaros expedition completed the 10th season of excavations at the Roman fort of Apsaros, south of Batumi on the Black...

Project to examine fortress community resilience in the transition from the Bronze to Iron Age

A Cranfield University-led project excavating a fortress site in southern Georgia aims to uncover why communities in this area were more resilient than in...

Legio X Fretensis was stationed at Apsaros in Colchis

In the early 2nd century CE, soldiers from Legio X Fretensis, known for their bloody suppression of Jewish uprisings, were also stationed on the...

1,800-year-old winepress unearthed near the Roman fort Apsaros in Georgia

The well-preserved remains of an ancient winepress have been found near the Roman fort Apsaros (today’s Gonio near Batumi, Georgia). According to the Polish-Georgian team...

Georgian archaeologists find 1.8-million-year-old human tooth

Archaeologists in Georgia have found a 1.8-million-year-old tooth belonging to an early species of human which they say cements the region as the home...

Remains suggest wild hunting dogs arrived in Europe more than 1.7 million years ago

Scientists have unearthed the earliest evidence of wild hunting dogs in Europe, from more than 1.7 million years ago – and they may have...