The first find in southern Georgia of fossil honey from the Bronze Age, based on palynological data

@article{Kvavadze2007TheFF,
  title={The first find in southern Georgia of fossil honey from the Bronze Age, based on palynological data},
  author={Eliso Kvavadze and Irina Gambashidze and Giorgi Mindiashvili and Giorgi Gogochuri},
  journal={Vegetation History and Archaeobotany},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={399-404}
}
The results of a palynological analysis of the organic content of earthenware pots from the Kodiani burial mound (27th–25th centuries b.c.) are reported. The character of the palynological spectrum differs significantly from that of a buried soil within the same burial mound. In the samples taken from the pots, pollen concentration is very high, pollen grains are perfectly preserved and an abundance of pollen from insect-pollinated plants is recorded. It is well known that these features are… 

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