Vakhtang Licheli

Full Professor of Archeology
I.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Born 1948. Graduate I.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the Faculty of History (1971). Candidate dissertation entitled “Material Culture of Shida Kartli in 3rd-1st centuries BC”, awarded degree of candidate of historical sciences (1981). Doctoral dissertation entitled “Old Georgia in the system of Hellenistic World, awarded degreed of doctor of history (1991).
Published 3 monographs and about 80 scientific works.
Collaborates with the Universities of Innsbruck (Austria), Bordeaux (France), Ferrari (Italy).
Leads archeological excavations in various monuments of Georgia.
Major Research Interests: interdisciplinary researches in Archeology, the issues of methodology and archeology, economic relations and dialogue of cultures in 2nd-1st millennia BC.