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Modern reproductions of the ancient wall-paintings at Erebuni Fortress.

Modern reproductions of the ancient wall-paintings at Erebuni Fortress.

Erewan - Festung Erebuni

Erewan - Festung Erebuni

Van Fortress of Tushpa, Turkey. Centered around the Lake Van in the eastern Turkey, the Urartian Kingdom ruled from the mid 9th century BC till its defeat by Media in the early 6th century BC. The most splendid monuments of the Urartian Kingdom take place in Van since the city was the capital of the kingdom.

Van Fortress of Tushpa, Turkey. Centered around the Lake Van in the eastern Turkey, the Urartian Kingdom ruled from the mid 9th century BC till its defeat by Media in the early 6th century BC. The most splendid monuments of the Urartian Kingdom take place in Van since the city was the capital of the kingdom.

The Erebuni Fortress (also known as Arin Berd, meaning “fortress of blood”) of the ancient kingdom of Urartu, located in present-day Armenia.The Urartian King Argishti I founded Erebuni in 782 BCE. Photo taken by Evgeny Genkin.

Cornell University claim evidence for a number of divination techniques in use  at Armenian Bronze Age shrines.

Cornell University claim evidence for a number of divination techniques in use at Armenian Bronze Age shrines.

The ancient Uratian iron age fortress of Van, Van, Turkey

The ancient Uratian iron age fortress of Van, Armenian highlands (now in Turkey)

Urartian Rython found at Erebuni Fortress ("Fortress of Blood") in the ancient kingdom of Urartu located in present day Yerevan, Armenia. Achaemenis period. Anatolia: The ancient Black people of Turkey

Anatolia: Hatti, Phrygia, Urartu, Hurri, Mitanni - The ancient Black people of Turkey

A part of Erebuni Fortress recreated

A part of Erebuni Fortress recreated

Armenian Highlands: The Hurrian and Mitanni Kingdoms of the Armenian Highlands - 2007

The Hurrian and Mitanni Kingdoms of the Armenian Highlands - 2007

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