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From the Land of the Golden Fleece

Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.

This online exhibition features a collection of recently excavated finds from Vani, a major Colchian city. This collection was put together by the Georgian National Museum with help from ISAW (the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World) in New York.

In these pages you can explore the exhibition in a variety of ways. You can investigate the contents of the graves or learn about aspects of Colchian culture, such as metalworking, religious ritual or wine making. You can also read the myth of the golden fleece and about the region's history.

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