Notice: This is the official website of the All Empires History Community (Reg. 10 Feb 2002)

  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Register Register  Login Login

Winged Persian Lion from Meshkheti, Georgia

 Post Reply Post Reply
Behi View Drop Down
Retired AE Moderator

Joined: 27-Apr-2005
Location: Iran
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 2268
  Quote Behi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Winged Persian Lion from Meshkheti, Georgia
    Posted: 24-Aug-2009 at 06:51

Winged Persian Lion from Meshkheti, Georgia

There have been finds of a golden winged lion at Meshkheti, Republic of Georgia with Persian inscriptions. The Georgian Academy of Sciences (especially the Manuscript division) and Professor Abuladze have worked extensively in dating and identifying this astounding discovery made originally in 2000.



Preliminary photo of the golden Winged-Lion of Meshkheti (Copyright of Georgian Academy of Sciences and Manuscripts, Tbilisi, Georgia). Georgian Iranologists and the Georgian Academy of Sciences have determined that the origin of this lion is from Iran. The reports of the study have been transferred to Kaveh Farrokh to be compiled for publication.


The last decade has seen a virtual explosion in the field of Iranian Studies in Georgia, notably the (pre and post) Achaemenid, Parthian, Sassanian and post-Islamic domains of Iran’s legacy in Georgia. In that endeavor, a new link entitled: Iran and Caucasia:


My best Regards

Kaveh Farrokh

Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Bulletin Board Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 9.56a [Free Express Edition]
Copyright ©2001-2009 Web Wiz

This page was generated in 0.063 seconds.