This contribution aims to present the preliminary results of the “Forgotten Borderlands” project, whose scope has been to shed light on the frontier defensive system of sixth-century Lazica by examining the remains of the network of forts and military infrastructure still standing in the provinces of Guria and Adjara. The article specifically focuses on the results from Tsikhisdziri, a site generally identified with the ancientPetra Pia Iustiniana, which has yielded a wealth of data on its post-sixth century AD history.

Preliminary report of the “Forgotten Borderlands” project in Guria and Adjara (Georgia) : Notes on the results of the structural survey at Tsikhisdziri / E. Intagliata, D. Naskidashvili, J. Snyder - In: Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. 2: Field Reports ; Islamic Archaeology[s.l] : Harrassowitz, 2020. - ISBN 978-3-447-11367-0. - pp. 151-160 (( convegno International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East tenutosi a Munich nel 2018.

Preliminary report of the “Forgotten Borderlands” project in Guria and Adjara (Georgia) : Notes on the results of the structural survey at Tsikhisdziri

E. Intagliata;
2020

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This contribution aims to present the preliminary results of the “Forgotten Borderlands” project, whose scope has been to shed light on the frontier defensive system of sixth-century Lazica by examining the remains of the network of forts and military infrastructure still standing in the provinces of Guria and Adjara. The article specifically focuses on the results from Tsikhisdziri, a site generally identified with the ancientPetra Pia Iustiniana, which has yielded a wealth of data on its post-sixth century AD history.
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