The ICRI publishes the journal of Caucasology, entitled Amirani. Articles concerning the peoples, cultures and languages of the Caucasus, from the perspective of any of the humanities or social sciences, will be considered for publication. The articles may be written in English, French, Georgian, German, Russian, or any other language accessible to a significant number of Caucasologists.
There is Thousands of years of history to this region, with further studies continuously taking place which concern its people and culture. This journal aims to be a useful source for anyone looking to pursue an online education in the field of Caucasology. Through the Institutes commitment to establishing international and academic contacts, we are able to collate some of the most valuable articles on this subject.
By having each volume of Amirani available online, it vastly increases the accessibility of these materials to those who are interested in this particular topic. Its also invites those who have already gained completed significant studies on the Caucasus region to submit relevant and scholarly articles for publication. Archived articles are also available on this website, as is information on events of interest and other information-sharing activities.
In 1945 Colkheti Archaeological Expedition of the Georgian Academy of Sciences(Headed by Nino Khoshtaria) studied the Tsicva Settlement located in the territory of Kulevi village in Khobi District. The unique wooden vessel has been found among the numerous material recovered from this site. The vessel finds a parallel to the wine vessel named as “Kula” known from the Georgian ethnographic life. The found vessel might had been connected to the wine-making and it should be dated by the Late Bronze-Early Iron age.