Dmanisi Archaeological Site

Dmanisi Archaeological Site

Dmanisi is an archaeological site located in the Kvemo Kartli region of Georgia. The site is dated to 1.8 million years ago and was the earliest known evidence of hominins outside Africa before stone tools dated to 2.1 million years were discovered in 2018 in Shangchen, China.

Site Information

Country: Georgia

District: Kvemo Kartli Region

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Paleolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Paleolithic

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Dmanisi Hominid Archaeological Site

Date of Submission: 2007

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