06 June 2017
On June 6, in the village of Imiri, Marneuli municipality, BC The joint works of the Georgian National Museum and the University of Toronto have completed a one-month archaeological expedition on the eve of the archaeological monuments dating back to VI millennium. In the Kvemo Kartli First Deputy Governor of Kvemo Kartli Aleksandre Metreveli attended the meeting together with the heads of the municipality.
The representatives of the party and the local government together with the guests viewed the territory and got acquainted with the photos of the works performed. It should be noted that in the village of Imi, archaeological research has been found in BC The oldest grape seedlings dating back to VI millennium. As a result of complex research it is established that the wild grazing for the first time in Georgia has been destroyed and worn from the cultural vine.
Together with the Georgian scholars, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Millennium, Copenhagen, Toronto, Israel's Weisman Institute and Montpelier Agrarian Research Institute participate in the project. The project director is the correspondent of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences David Lortkipanidze. Project Manager is Levan Davitashvili, Project Coordinator David Magradze. Mindia Jalabadze, the chief curator of archaeological collections of the National Museum is head of archaeological expedition.