Day archives: September 15th, 2019

Mher Mkrtchyan – Hero of the Armenian Spirit

Mher Mkrtchyan – Hero

Chess Pawns. Mher Mkrtchyan liked to animate objects. Here is what he said about chess pawns: “When I look at pawns, when I think about their fate, by golly, I am reduced to tears. For a single soldier to reach the eighth horizontal, it is necessary that almost all the others sacrifice themselves. For the …

Traces of Machining on Ancient Granite in Armenia

Traces of Machining

Traces of processing very similar to machine processing were found on fragments of granite in a basalt fortress dating to the 2nd millennium BC on the Armavirablur hill in less than an hour drive from the capital of Armenia Yerevan. The basalt blocks themselves have been clearly processed manually. In contrast, the granite fragments seem …