Tower House- Sevanti Region

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The tower homes in Georgia’s northwestern province of Svaneti were at the same time familial living quarters, fortresses of defense, and personal treasuries. They offered protection to their owners and to their livestock, and also served as shelters for the most valuable possessions of every family, as well as copies of holy scriptures and religious icons and relics. Most of the towers date back to between the ninth and 12th centuries.
The tower homes in Georgia’s northwestern province of Svaneti were at the same time familial living quarters, fortresses of defense, and personal treasuries. They offered protection to their owners and to their livestock, and also served as shelters for the most valuable possessions of every family, as well as copies of holy scriptures and religious icons and relics. Most of the towers date back to between the ninth and 12th centuries.
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