15th-Century BC Hexagram – Ashtarak, Armenia

15th-Century BC Hexagram

Below is the photo of a six-pointed star (a hexagram) made in metal and discovered in the tomb of a king in the Verin Naver necropolis.

The photo was taken in the study of historian Hakob Simonyan, the head of the excavation of the entire complex of Verin and Nerkin Naver, a complex of ancient burials near the town of Ashtarak.

This particular hexagram is dated to the 15th century BC. Interestingly, the oldest known hexagram dating to the 3rd millennium BC was discovered in the Nerkin Naver complex.

Armen Petrosyan

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