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Sepulcher of Tsarina Tamar found?

2009-08-05 17:07

The tomb, dating back to 8-9th century AD was discovered today in Bagrati Temple in Kutaisi. A number of Georgian mass media suggest it can be the sepulcher of legendary Tsarina Tamar - Novosti-Gruzia.


Nikoloz Rurua, the minister of culture, monument Protection and Sport, said the tomb belongs to a noble woman, perhaps, the one from a royal family.

"We can draw conclusion that it's the sepulcher of a noble woman, where many jewelry, golden decorations and things can be found. Experts departed for the site, within several days they will be studying these finds of great historical value", Rurua said.

The amount and significance of the adornments are so important, law enforcers have been deployed in the territory. The whole area of Bagrati temple is under control of the police now. - Rustavi 2.

Tsarina Tamar is one of the legendary rulers of Georgia. She lived in the 12th century. The place of her burial was a secret. After the requiem service nine [some sources say ten] coffins were taken out of Svetitskhoveli Temple in Mtskheta and carried away in different directions. For eight centuries Georgian and foreign researchers try to solve the mystery of Tamar's tomb.


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