Armenian Tiara or the Tiara of the Artaxiads

Armenian Tiara or the Tiara of the Artaxiads

The Armenian tiara has been the symbol of the monarchical power of the Armenian Artaxiad (Artashesyan) dynasty. It is a unique headgear in the form of a truncated cone or cylinder with four or five pointed prongs, on which the royal diadem was placed. The diadem was ornamented with images of two eagles looking in …

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