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Title: Bringing Methodology to the Fore
Subtitle: The Anglo-Georgian Expedition to Nokalakevi
Author(s): EVERILL, Paul , ANTIDZE, Nikoloz , LOMITASHVILI, Davit , MURGULIA, Nikoloz
Journal: Ancient West & East
Volume: 17    Date: 2018   
Pages: 1-25
DOI: 10.2143/AWE.17.0.3284887

Abstract :
The Anglo-Georgian Expedition to Nokalakevi (AGEN) has been working in Samegrelo, Georgia, since 2001, building on the work carried out by archaeologists from the S. Janashia Museum since 1973. The expedition has trained nearly 250 Georgian and British students in modern archaeological methodology since 2001, and over that same period Georgia has changed enormously, both politically and in its approach to cultural heritage. This paper seeks to contextualise the recent contribution of British archaeological methodology to the rich history of archaeological work in Georgia, and to consider the emergence of a dynamic cultural heritage sector within Georgia since 2004.

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