ISSN 1829-4618

NORTH-EASTERN ARMENIA IN THE VII-VI CENTURIES BC (according to archaeological sources)

By: Khnkikyan Onik, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography NAS RA

Until now the studies aimed on the elucidation of the relationship between the Urartian and Ervandid periods of the history of the Armenian Highland, due to scanty sources have brought to contradictory views. One of the main obstacles for the study of this relationship should be regarded the insufficient understanding of the periphery of both kingdoms, despite their importance. Taking into account the importance of the task, the present article is an attempt to bring together the results of archaeological investigations conducted in north-eastern Armenia and their supplementation with scanty written data.

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