Yerevan Municipality, Erebuni Historical & Archaeological Museum –Reserve jointly with ICOMOS/Armenia is joining the European Heritage Days with special events, on September 24, 2016, devoted to the 25th anniversary of the independence of Armenia. Under the all-European title, ‘’Heritage and Community’’, an exhibition, entitled as the ‘’ Heritage of My Community’’, will be held in the hall of temporary exhibition, emphasizing community role in creation, preservation and development of cultural heritage. The exhibition includes pupils’ works of children and youth creative center of Erebuni district and art school after Mikayel Maluntsyan.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Eiji Taguchi visited Erebuni museum
Today, on August 16, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Eiji Taguchi, accompanied by the head of the Armenian - Japanese Teachers Association Karine Karamyan visited Erebuni archaeological site.
On July 27, 2016 G. Gyurjyan, director of “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve, awarded certificates to the employees of the restoration department Tatevik Davtyan and Seda Gevorgyan for their participation in the practical courses, organized in June-July by the specialist of CRAterre (International Center of Earthen Architecture) Mr. M. Hajmirbaba and the professor of Lyon National High School of Architecture Mrs. S. Monnot.
On July 10-18, 2016 the Armenian delegation participated in the XII International Congress dedicated to the Earthen constructions of Lyon. Among the delegates was the director of Yerevan Municipality “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve, Mr. G. Gyurjyan.
The results of the 8-year excavations of the Armenian-French archaeological expedition were summarized at Erebuni
On July 8, 2016 the Armenian-French archaeological expedition summed up the results of the excavations carried out since 2008. The last phase of the excavations was marked by the number of discoveries and about these findings with a detailed reports came up the French co-head of the expedition Mr. S. Deschamps and the Armenian co-head of the expedition Mr. M.Badalyan.
Recently the Armenian-French expedition was joined by the Iranian specialists, who are the employees of the IRI Cultural Heritage Organization and Tourism Research Centre. The archaeologists from Iran are participating in the excavations within the framework of the tripartite Memorandum of Collaboration signed in Yerevan on 2015 between the ICOMOS/Armenia NGO, ICOM Armenia and Iran ICOM.
- The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Mr. Jean- Francois Charpentier visited Erebuni
- “Junior Archaeologist’s” school launched the practical courses
- "Erebuni" Museum-Reserve joint the European night of museums
- New exhibition entitled “The Urartian monuments in the Republic of Armenia” was opened in Persepolis
- “Junior Archaeologist’s” school launched the educational process for 2016
What to discover in Erebuni
Նժույգը որսից հետո
Խալդի աստծո (գահի վրա) և նրա կնոջ՝ Արուբանիի պատկերներով արծաթե կանացի զարդ
Պահպանվել են ոսկերչական արվեստի բազմաթիվ նմուշներ
Որմնանկար Էրեբունիի սյունաշար դահլիճից
Souvenirs' shop in Museum
In Erebuni museum we have a gifts' and souvenirs' shop inside where you can buy different type of souvenirs relating to a particular topic.
The site of Erebuni Fortress was located atop the 65 m tall hill of Arin Berd as a stategic position overlooking the Ararat plain and the main roads leading to the citadel. It also overlooked cramped Urartian town made up of residences below at the foot of the hill.
The main entrance to the fortresswas located at the more gently sloped southeastern site of the hill. It led to the central yard of the citadel. Ceremonies held by the personal guards of Argishti I and guards of the fortress garrison were held here.