New exhibition entitled “The Urartian monuments in the Republic of Armenia” was opened in Persepolis
On may 16, 2016 in the the Islamic Republic of Iran, in the World heritage site museum of Persepolis/ Takht-e Jamshid/ was opened a new exhibition entitled “The Urartian monuments in the Republic of Armenia”. This was а reciprocal exhibition to the exhibition entitled “From Erebuni to Persepolis. At the crossroad of Urartian and Achaemenid cultures” organized in 2015 within the framework of the Armenian-Iranian collaboration. With the welcoming speech came up the director of the “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve, the president of ICOMOS/Armenia NGO Mr. Gagik Gyurjyan, who emphasized in his speech that this exhibition could greatly stimulate to the strengthening of the cultural ties between the 2 countries.
The “Junior Archaeologist’s” school launched its trainings for 2016 in “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve on May 4. Greeting the pupils and their parents, the director of the museum Mr. Gyurjyan, represented the main mission of the school, that is encouraging the youth interested in the archaeology, and contributing the valorization of the archaeological heritage by spreading archaeological knowledge.
“Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve celebrated the International Day for Monuments and Sites
Within the framework of the International Day for Monuments and Sites, on April 18, 2016 in “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve a temporary exhibition, entitled “Lion and Bull hunt in the Ancient Near East” was exhibited, dedicated to the heritage of sport. The event launched with the welcoming speech of the director of “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve, president of ICOMOS/Armenia NGO Mr. G. Gyurjyan. Congratulating the professional day of the heritage guards, Mr. Gyurjyan made reference to the history of sport, to its development, which was partially reflected in the exhibition.
The exhibition entitled “Lion and Bull hunt in the Ancient Near East” within the framework of the International Day for Monuments and Sites
Within the frameworks of the International Day for Monuments and Sites, theme of which is the ''Heritage of Sport'', ''Erebuni'' Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve, in a close collaboration with the ICOMOS/Armenia, is organizing an exhibition entitled ‘‘Lion and bull hunt in the Ancient Near East’’. The exhibition will represent to its visitors some sport events from the Ancient Near East and scenes which prove the existence of the lion and bull hunt in Urartu. In the religious systems of several regions of Ancient Near East lion hunting, sometimes even bull ritual hunting had an important role. These are demonstrated not only in the various scenes of the Ancient Near East iconography, but also in several written sources.
Yerevan Municipality “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve is accepting the applications for the 2016 “Junior Archaeologist’s” school courses
“Junior Archaeologist’s” School of Erebuni Historical& Archaeological Museum-Reserve invites the schoolchildren of middle ages to take part in the spring school launching on April 27, 2016. The course consists of theoretical and practical classes. The duration of the theoretical classes is 2 weeks with the 3 lessons per week. While the duration of the practical excavations is 2 weeks and is carried out in the special educational excavation area near the museum.
On January 26, 2016, a meeting was held at “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve between the directors of Yerevan Municipality “Erebuni” museum, Yerevan History museum, Modern Art museum, Karen Demirchyan and Fridtjof Nansen museums and the acting head of department of culture and tourism of staff of Yerevan Municipality Mr. Ruben Hovhannisyan.
On December 26-27, 2015, within the framework of the open days, in Yerevan Brandy factory, “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve organized a new exhibition entitled ″Viticulture in Ancient Armenia". The aim of the exhibition was to introduce the tradition of the viticulture in Armenia, in particular representing the process of development of viticulture in the territory of Van or Ararat kingdom, begining from the irrigation system, vineyard planting up to the preservation of the wine in the celeries and the usage of the necessary supplies such as jars, jugs, rhytons, plates and etc.
- Erebuni was represented in the International Conference on “Earthen National Heritage”
- The visit of the director of the Persepolis to “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve
- A new exhibition within the framework of the European Heritage Days
- European Heritage Days in Erebuni museum
- Mikhayil Piatrovsky visited Karmir Blur
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.