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Ancient Burial Grounds Found In Van Province

Ancient Burial Grounds Found In Van Province

In the province of Van, Historical Armenia, a human skeleton aged 2700 years was unearthed. During excavations carried out on a mound north of the Fortress of Van, a headless female skeleton was discovered. The remains belong to a resident of the ancient Armenian Kingdom of Van. For several years, a group of Turkish archaeologists …

Ancient Necropolis Discovered In The City Of Van

Ancient Necropolis Discovered In The City Of Van

During excavations near the city of Van, Historical Armenia, archaeologists have found tombs dating to the era of the Kingdom of Van. This ancient Armenian state existed on the territory of the Armenian Highlands in the 9th-6th centuries BC. Excavations are being carried out at the Sardurikhinili Fortress (Chavushtepe). According to the head of the …

The Mystery Of David Of Sasun’s Monument

The Mystery Of David Of Sasun’s Monument

The first monument to David of Sasun (photo 1) was created by Yervand Kochar for the 1000th anniversary of the epic in 1939. The monument was made of plaster in 18 days. However, on June 23, 1941, Yervand Kochar was arrested. The reason was the monument itself – namely the fact that the rider with …

Ancient Caves In Vayots Dzor Province – Armenia

Ancient Caves In Vayots Dzor Province

Dozens of man-made caves have been found in Vayots Dzor Province. Some of them are tombs carved into the rocks that were turned into chapels in the Middle Ages. According to the director of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia Pavel Avetisyan, the institute plans to begin a thorough study …

The Karvachar Medical Association Building To Be Repaired

The Karvachar Medical Association

With the joint financing of the French branch of the “Hayastan All Armenian Fund” and the Republic of Artsakh, the reconstruction of the regional hospital and the construction of its new building began in Karvachar. Press Secretary of the “Hayastan All Armenian Fund” Armine Tokhmakhyan said in a conversation with Artsakhpress that construction works had …

Azerbaijan places its artillery batteries near civilians

Azerbaijan places its artillery batteries

Azerbaijan has deployed its own artillery batteries close to the peaceful population and settlements so as to direct the retaliatory fire of the Armenian side at its own population. Ադրբեջանը սեփական հրետանային մարտկոցները տեղադրել է խաղաղ բնակչության մոտ, բնակավայրերում, որպեսզի հայկական կողմի պատասխան կրակն ուղղվի սեփական բնակչության վրա։ Russian Азербайджан разместил свои артиллерийские батареи возле …

The 12,000 Years Old Hasankeyf Destroyed In Turkey

The 12,000 Years Old Hasankeyf

The 12,000-year-old Hasankeyf, one of the oldest areas of the western Turkish province of Batman, was destroyed in front of everyone. The site was flooded with concrete, which marked the creation of the “New Face” of Hasankeyf. According to the “Anatolia” news agency, yesterday, after the State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) completed the construction of the …

Sensational Article On The Astronomical Significance Of Karahunj

Sensational Article

A sensational article on the astronomical significance of Karahunj was published in the scientific periodical of the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory “Communication”. The article brings up the structure’s age calculated mathematically, which is more than 30,000 years. Also mentioned are the connections of the astronomical complex with the constellation Angegh and the ancient site of Portasar. …

Photos Of Ara Güler Will Be Auctioned In Instanbul

Photos Of Ara Güler Will Be Auctioned In Instanbul

A selection of photographs from the collection of the late photographer Ara Güler will be put up for auction on July 12 in Istanbul. 46 images will be put up for auction, including portraits of famous figures, as well as photographs taken in various cities of Turkey. The Turkish photographer of Armenian descent made iconic …