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Autor: Karapetyan, Inessa; Kanetsyan, Amina

Lugar: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Fecha de publicación: 2004

Detalles: ISIMU: Revista sobre Oriente Próximo y Egipto en la antigüedad 7 (2004): 49-61

Área: Historia





Author: Karapetyan, Inessa - Kanetsyan, Amina

Source: https://repositorio.uam.es


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Inessa Karapetyan and Amina Kanetsyan Armavir Expedition, Republic of Armenia Based on the thorough examination of~mainders of the Early Bronze, Late Bronze, and Early Iron Ages gained fiom the expedition to the monument o f Old Amavic including iits hi%, s s a c r e d stones, caves and a hohgrove for divination, the researcheers claim that the temforyof the hill ofAnnavir was populated since the end of the f Vth millennium BC 7he hill was considered a holy place, and the ceremonial comple,~ located here served as the rel.l;piouscenter o f s p a o f the A m Valley. Basado en el examen de restos del Bronce Temprano, Bronce Tatdio,y Hiem Temprano descubierto por la expedicibn a1 monumento de Viqo Annavic incluso sus cofinas, piedras sagradas, cuevas y una arboleda santa para la adivinacibn, 10s invest2adores afiman que el temitorio de la colina de Annavir estuvopoblado desde el final del IV milenio A.
C La colina fie considerada un lugar santo.
y el complejo ceremonial aqui localiiadosirnib como centro religiose de esta parte del Vallede Ararat. The hill of Armavir rises in the western part of the Ararat Valley, not far fiom the left bank of the Araxes, within the limits of the villages Armavir, Aikavan and Djrashen, in front of the Biblical Mount Ararat.
This high (76 m) volcanic hill is the most prominent feature in the surrounding landscape. Life on the hill of Armavir started in the Early Neolithic period and continued into the Middle Ages; for a long time it attracted the attention of both scientists and travelers.
A hieroglyphic inscription dating to the 2nd mill.
BC was found on the southern slope of the hill.
Numerous cuneiform inscriptions of the Urartian kings were found both on the slopes of the hill and in the neighboring villages, and a bit later two rocks with Greek inscriptions came to light.
The former inscriptions talked about the establishment here of the Urartian city of Argishtihinili with two citadels, of which the eastern one, built on the hil...






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