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Tsnori (Georgian: წნორი) is a town (since 1965) in Georgia’s Kakheti region. It is located in the Alazani Valley near the town Sighnaghi and has a population of 6,066 (2002 Georgia Census).

Georgian gold lion excavated at Tsnori

Archaeological digs at Tsnori have revealed clusters of kurgans which contain the most elaborate burial mounds among the Early Bronze Age kurgan cultures of South Caucasia.[1]

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  1. ^ Melvin Ember, Peter N. Peregrine (2001), Encyclopedia of Prehistory, p. 35. Springer, ISBN 0-306-46258-3.

Media related to Tsnori at Wikimedia Commons Coordinates: 41°37′N 45°58′E / 41.617°N 45.967°E / 41.617; 45.967