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Areni-1 cave complex

Areni-1 cave
Արենի-1 քարանձավ
Panorama of the Areni-1 site along the Arpa River
Areni-1 cave complex is located in Armenia
Areni-1 cave complex
Shown within Armenia
Location Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia
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History
Periods Chalcolithic

The Areni-1 cave complex is a cave in the Areni village of southern Armenia along the Arpa River. In 2010, it was announced that the earliest known shoe was found in the cave.[1] In January 2011, the earliest known winery in the world was announced to have been found.[2] Also in 2011, the discovery of a straw skirt dating to 3900 BC was reported.[3] In 2009, the oldest brain was discovered.[4]

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  2. ^ Owen, James. "Earliest Known Winery Found in Armenian Cave." National Geographic. January 10, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2011.
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