Georgia: What’s Worth More – Gold or Knowledge about Human Origins?

Researchers make measurements inside the Sakrisi-Kachagiani ancient gold mining site. (Photo: German Mining Museum)

A classic conflict is building in Georgia that pits matters of general interest against private gain, revolving around what many archeologists contend is the world’s oldest gold mine. Scientists and others want to preserve the area for further excavation and study.

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Georgia: What’s Worth More – Gold or Knowledge about Human Origins?

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