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World’s oldest gold mine in danger

One of the most important prehistoric mining sites, the basis for important mining archaeology research, is in imminent danger of being destroyed forever.

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Georgia's gold mine dilemma

Prof. Dr. Thomas Stöllner on BBC News, Tbilisi

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Following the traces of medieval mining

Following the traces of medieval mining

Have you ever wondered what mining archaeologists actually do? The following short film takes you under the ground, and shows you how adventurous archaeological work can be.

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