Golden Plaque from Ancient Colchis

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 October 2017
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The golden plaque from ancient Colchis (present-day Georgia) once belonged to a Colchian noblewoman. It was found in burial no. 13 at the archaeological site of Sairkhe, and it has representations of a lion, a bull, and a boar. It was made between the 8th-6th centuries BCE. (Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi)

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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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 12). Golden Plaque from Ancient Colchis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7358/golden-plaque-from-ancient-colchis/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Golden Plaque from Ancient Colchis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7358/golden-plaque-from-ancient-colchis/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Golden Plaque from Ancient Colchis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Oct 2017. Web. 24 Jul 2024.

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