Most ancient and biggest jar excavated in Tigranakert, ArtsakhJuly 18 2010 at 8:34 PM
Response to 2010 Archaeological excavations of the city of Tigranakert in Artsakh
July 10 2010
Most ancient and biggest jar excavated in City of Tigranakert, Artsakh
During the archeological excavations in the city of Tigranakert,
Artsakh about 10 days ago an ancient jar with a picture of snake was
revealed, Doctor of historical sciences Hamlet Petrosyan, who is the
head of Artsakh archeological group told reporter Friday.
He said the jar is the most ancient ever found in Artsakh ` 600
liters. The jar will be put in the Museum of Tigranakert City.
H. Petrosyan said different objects, including silver jewelry, coins
have been found.
`In the aftermath of the excavations a great city has been found, its
Northern fence is 120 meters long and 5 meters high. The fence is
linked with sacred, swallow tails images. Similar images are found in
Transcaucasia during Hellenic Era,' he said.
July 10 2010
Azerbaijan distorts facts about Tigranakert of Artsakh
Doctor of Historical Sciences and head of Artsakh archeological group
of Institute of Ethnography Hamlet Petrosyan told reporters Friday the
achievements of excavations held in the City of Tigranakert, Artsakh.
Doctor also spoke about Azerbaijan's disposition and comments.
'Azerbaijan's Academy adopted two decisions over Tigranakert which is
available on the webs site of their national security; that states it
isn't Tigranakert at all. They write Azerbaijani researchers have once
claimed that no other antiquity can be found there except
Afghan-Azerbaijani antiquities,' Hamlet Petrosyan said adding: 'If
once the Azeri claimed us liars now they say it isn't Tigranakert.'
Doctor said he read a few months ago in an Azerbaijani story about