History

The culture of Azerbaijan roots back to ancient times, as documented by petroglyphs on the rocks of Gobustan, Gamigaya in Nakhchivan, on the mountain Dalidag in Kalbajar; archaic ceramics of neolith and epoch of bronze, bronze ornaments and utensils, products from gold and silver found in numerous barrows, burials and settlements. The country is located on the famous Silk Road which once linked Europe to Central Asia. As a key region of trade and cultural transmission it has an eventful history.