The culture of Gabala
Not far from the Nij village, at the Yalolu-Tepeh mountain, archeologists found an ancient settlement.
That settlement dating to III-I centuries B.C., thus providing a rich historical-archeological resource for study.
As result of excavations, there are discoveries as iron knives, daggers, swords, brass rings, golden earrings, stone grinds unique ceramic dishware and jugs.
As well as discoveries consisting of the archeological culture of the antique period.
This culture cover in the north mountainous and steppe regions of Azerbaijan and bears the name of Yalolu-Tepe culture.