Colchian culture

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Ancient Kingdom of Colchis.

Colchian culture (Georgian: კოლხური კულტურა) (c. 1200 to 600 BC) is a late Bronze Age and Iron Age culture of the western Caucasus, mostly in western Georgia. It was partially succeeded by the Koban culture in northern and central Caucasus.

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Colchian gold diadem

It is named after the ancient geographic region of Colchis, which covered a large area along the Black Sea coast.

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