Areni Cave


James Blake Wiener
published on 16 October 2017
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Armenia's Areni Cave is near the Areni village in southern Armenia alongside the Arpa River. It is a multicomponent site that saw human habitation in the late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age. Prehistoric wine, an ancient shoe, and portions of an ancient brain have been recovered from this site.

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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 16). Areni Cave. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James Blake. "Areni Cave." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 16, 2017.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Areni Cave." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Oct 2017. Web. 29 May 2024.