Early Bronze Age burial mounds in Avan

Authors

  • Firdus Muradyan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32028/ajnes.v12i2.900

Keywords:

Avan, Yerevan, Kura-Araxes

Abstract

The necropolis is situated in the district of Avan built in the northeastern outskirts of Yerevan in 1970-80s. During the conservation works conducted there in 1987 a burial mound with the materials characteristic of the early stages of the Kura-Araxes culture was opened. In 2012 two other burial mounds of the Early Bronze Age has been unearthed in this necropolis.

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Published

01/01/2018

How to Cite

Muradyan, F. (2018). Early Bronze Age burial mounds in Avan. ARAMAZD: Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 12(2), 15–27. https://doi.org/10.32028/ajnes.v12i2.900

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