Ancient monument found in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 13 May 2011 14:46 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 13 / Trend I.Isabalayeva /

"An ancient monument dating back to the 4th-10th centuries was found in the Boyuk Dakhna village," head of the Archaeology and Ethnography Institute's Sheki-Gah-Oguz expedition Nasib Mukhtarov told Trend.

The villagers found an unusual stone and immediately informed the expedition head.

Studies showed that it was a sarcophagus and the remains of two buried people were found.

Archaeologists said the zone dates back to the mid-first millennium.