Khundadze Tamar

Art Historian, Chief Researcher of the Centre, Ph.D. 

Research field: History of the medieval Georgian relief sculpture  

Activity: Lectures on the History of the Medieval Georgian Sculpture and History of Georgian Art at the Tbilisi Academy of  Arts.  




  1. Female Images in Medieval Georgian Stone Sculpture, Grigol Peradze 1st International Conference – Georgia in the Context of Christian Civilization – materials, Tbilisi, 2020, pp. 166-178;
  2. Ceramics with reliefs from the Occupied Villages of Shida Kartli (Tsirkoli, Kanchaetis Kabeni, Kurta), Cultural Heritage in the Conflict Territories, Conference materials, Tbilisi, 2018, pp. 19-24;
  3. Liturgical Themes on the Middle Age Reliefs of Georgia, ACADEMIA N5, Tbilisi, 2017, pp. 5-19;
  4. Medieval Georgian Sculpture (co authors: T. Dadiani, E. Kvatchatadze), Tbilisi 2017;
  5. Newly Discovered Relief from the Village Jalaurta, Georgian Antiquities N19, Tbilisi 2016, pp.80-88;
  6. The Relief of St. John the Baptist from Sairme, Lechkhumi, materials of Batumi State University International Scientific Conference- “Culture and Art: Research and Management”, Batumi 2015,      pp. 3-8;
  7. Medieval Relief Sculpture in Abkhazia (co author: T. Dadiani), materials of scientific conference of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Tbilisi 2015, pp. 36-52;
  8. Medieval Georgian Reliefs of the Baptism, ACADEMIA N4, Tbilisi 2015, pp. 34-42;
  9. Chancel-barrier of the Church of St. Saba in Sapara Monastery, Georgian Antiquities N17, Tbilisi, 2014, pp. 181-192;
  10. Examples of Architectural Ceramics from the Churches of Shida Kartli, e. journal of G. Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation “Ars Georgica”,      Serie – B, 2014;
  11. Depiction of Kings from Tao-Klarjeti in 9th-10th century Masonry Scupture, ACADEMIA N3, Tbilisi, 2013-2014, pp.46-58;
  12. Symbolic Image of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in the Exterior Decoration of Tkoba-Erdi Church (co author: A. Shanshiashvili), Georgian Antiquities, N15, Tbilisi 2012, pp. 156-166;
  13. Iconographic Variations of the Georgian Bas-reliefs of Middle Ages (6th-9th CC) with depictions of Ktetors, ACADEMIA, N2, Tbilisi 2011, pp. 102-107;
  14. Reliefs of the Church of St. George in the Village Bza, Georgian Antiquities, N14, Tbilisi 2010,           pp. 122 – 132;
  15. Images of Historical Persons in Georgian Architectural Sculpture of Middle Ages (6th through 11th century), International Symposium of Georgian Arts: Georgian Art in the Context of European and Asian Cultures”, Proceedings, 2009, Tbilisi, pp.152-158;
  16. The Cancel Screen Fragments from Chrdili St George Church, Georgian Antiquities, N13, Tbilisi 2009, pp. 34-52;
  17. New observations of figured relief on Jvari Church in Mtskheta (Nouvelles observatios sur les reliefs figurés de l’église Sainte-Croix de Mtskheta), « Anadolu ve Çevresinde» (“Anatolia and Its Vicinity in Middle Ages “) – ORTAÇAG 2, AKVAD, Ankara, 2008, 21-32;
  18. Jvari, Church of the Holy Cross at Mtskheta, Tbilisi, 2008 (together with Dimitri Tumanishvili,            D. Khoshtaria);
  19. Racha, Heritage Destroyed in the 1991 Earthquake, Tbilisi, 2008 (together with Khuskivadze,           N. Vacheishvili, E. Gedevanishvili);
  20. Ascension of Alexander the Great on the Khakhuli reliefs, Georgian Antiquities., N 10, Tbilisi 2007,      pp. 47-64;
  21. Identification of the Saint image on stone of the spring at Zarzma, “Academia”, V. 6-7, Tbilisi, 2006, pp. 60-64.;
  22. The Blessing of Historical Figures on Orjalari Reliefs, Georgian Antiquities, N7-8. Tbilisi, 2005,        pp. 100-110.;
  23. Reliefs of Jvaripatiosani Church in Telovani, Georgian Antiquities, N4-5, Tbilisi, 2003, pp. 52-62.;
  24. Daniel in the lion’s Den on Akaurta Reliefs, Georgian Antiquities, N 2, Tbilisi, 2002,pp. 18-27.;
  25. Reliefs on the stone of the spring at Zarzma, Georgian Arts Historical Studies, II, Tbilisi, 2002,           pp. 17-18.;
  26. Ther Scenes of Old Testament on the Relief fragment from Tsirkoli, Academia, V. 2, 2001. pp. 81-92.;
  27. One Aspect of Medieval Georgian Facade Sculpture (6th-10th centuries). Study of Art, 2, Tbilisi 2001, pp. 282-293.;
  28. The theme of Miraculous Salvation of Biblical Prophets (Daniel and Jonah) on Georgian stone curved reliefs of 10th Literature and Art, N1. Tbilisi, 1999. pp.106-121.
  29. The Themes of Old Testament in 10th-11th century Georgian Sculpture, 6th International symposium of Georgian Art. Theses, Tbilisi, 1989;
  30. The Donor Relief from Tsaishi, Dzeglis Megobari, N 4, Tbilisi 1998, pp-24-29.