Stone Carved Indentations at Agarak

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 13 October 2017
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These indentations in stone found at the Agarak archaeological site were likely used for rituals involving wine and "holy water." They come in a variety of sizes and shapes. The ancients of Agarak believed these rites involving the use of such spaces would help them ensure the complete cycle of fertility.

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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 13). Stone Carved Indentations at Agarak. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7422/stone-carved-indentations-at-agarak/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Stone Carved Indentations at Agarak." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7422/stone-carved-indentations-at-agarak/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Stone Carved Indentations at Agarak." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2017. Web. 27 Oct 2021.