A new settlement that dates back to the Middle Bronze Age in the 3rd millennium BC has been found in Azerbaijan as reported by the Archaeological Expedition of National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (ANAS).
It has been proposed that there had been a continuous residence in the settlement found in Aghgabirli territory of Kichik Dahna village of Shaki region about 2000 years, from the end of the 3rd millennium BC until the beginning of the 1st millennium BC. The settlement consists of two cultural layers. It shows that the site had been flooded at least twice. However, the site had been relocated for a short period of time. Ceramics, pottery pots, human and animal bones, stone tools, various agricultural tools made from limestone, different types of stone graters and mortars have been found.