Day archives: February 4th, 2020

Khoranashat Monastery And The Armenian Karas Are Among Endangered European Heritage Sites – Europa Nostra

Khoranashat Monastery

Europa Nostra, a pan-European federation of associations that promote and protect the cultural heritage and natural environment of Europe, has shortlisted 14 European heritage sites for the “7 Most Endangered” program for 2020. The 8th-century Khoranashat Monastery located in the border village of Chinari, Tavush Province, Armenia, and the karas, a traditional Armenian clay pot …

Zohrab Mughdusyan In Support Of The Karahunj Observatory

Zohrab Mughdusyan In Support

According to archaeologist Zohrab Mughdusyan, archaeological excavations conducted in the Karahunj observatory under Ashot Piliposyan aim to refute the research of Paris Herouni on the history of the observatory. As Mughdusyan said, during these excavations, stone columns with “telescopic” holes had been discovered, a central section had been found (whose reports were not published), and, …