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.
In october 21-23, 2015, “Erebuni” Historical and Archaeological Museum-Reserve took part in international conference on “Earthen national heritage. The soil as a material for the territorial development of Armenia”. The conference took place in Armenian National Library and was organized within the collaboration of the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia and Lyon National school of Architecture. The director of “Erebuni” Museum-Reserve Mr. G. Gyurjyan made a report on “Projects for Erebuni - Yerevan. national heritage, conservation, evaluation and tourism”.
On September 30, 2015 the director of the Persepolis museum /Takht- e-Jamshid/ Mr. Seyed Rezai visited “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve. The director of the Persepolis museum, accompanied by the director of “Erebuni” museum Mr. G. Gyurjyan, got acquainted both with the permanent exhibition of the museum and with the temporary exhibition, entitled “From Erebuni to Persepolis. At the crossroad of Urartian and Achaemenid Cultures”, which was organized within the framework of the collaboration of Iran ICOM and “Erebuni” museum.
On September 26, 2015 at “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve was held the opening of the exhibition “From Erebuni to Persepolis. At the Crossroad of the Urartian and Achaemenid Cultures”. It was organized with the joint efforts of the Iranian National Committee for ICOM /International Council of Museums/ and “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve within the framework of the European Heritage Days in Armenia.
This year “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological museum-reserve will join the European Heritage Days with a special programme. Being loved and awaited initiative for the thousands of the European citizens, the celebration of the European Heritage Days is an important event for observing the national values as the European common heritage. In “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological museum-reserve the launch of the European Heritage Days will be marked by a new exhibition entitled “From Erebuni to Persepolis. At the Crossroad of the Urartian and Achaemenid Cultures”. It will be realized within the framework of the collaboration between “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological museum-reserve and the Iranian National Committee for ICOM.
Yesterday, on October 16, Mikhayil Piotrovsky, the director of State Hermitage, visited Karmir Blur site within the 70th anniversary of NAS, RA. Mr. Piotrovsky was accompanied by the director of ‘’Erebuni’’ Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve Gagik Gyurjyan.
On June 20,2015 the delegation of mayors of 12 cities of the Federal Republic of Germany , which represented the football team of the German mayors, visited “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve. They got acquainted with the permanent exhibition of the museum, with the history of Yerevan foundation and made entries in the book of honorable guests.
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.