Historical open air museum to open in Nakhichevan

Today the head of the Shahtakhti archaeological expedition,  Gahraman Agayev said that in 2014 the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan will address the Cabinet of Ministers with an initiative to open an open air museum at the site of the ancient Shakhtakhti archaeological complex in the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic.Research conducted this year shows that this ancient site is 6500-7000 years old.Agayev stressed that this archaeological site was the only inhabited place of the Eneolithic Era, that is in the copper-stone age, not only in Azerbaijan but also in the Caucasus and in the Middle East. Today the head of the Shahtakhti archaeological expedition,  Gahraman Agayev said that in 2014 the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan will address the Cabinet of Ministers with an initiative to open an open air museum at the site of the ancient Shakhtakhti archaeological complex in the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic.
Research conducted this year shows that this ancient site is 6500-7000 years old.
Agayev stressed that this archaeological site was the only inhabited place of the Eneolithic Era, that is in the copper-stone age, not only in Azerbaijan but also in the Caucasus and in the Middle East. 

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