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Khachkar from Handaberd, Arcakh (Nagorno Kharabakh) XII-XIII centuries

17-th Century, Arcakh (Nagorni Karabakh), Armenia

The 13th-century fresco painting of the Holy Virgin inside the Memorial Cathedral of the Dadivank Monastery.

Dadivank Monastery,IX-XIII centuries,Artsakh,Armenia Photo by Vae Isakhanian

A picture of curved figure with a tiara Armenian crown of (most probably) King Tigranes II The Great, dated back to 1st century BC, found in Tigranakert (Tigranacerta) of Martakert, Artsakh (Nagorno Karapagh) region.

"Mughan" old Karabakh Rug (Nagorni Kharabakh Republic; Arcakh) Last quarter of the 19 century

The third stage was the topographical, architectural-archaeological examination of the remnants in the area, as a result of which in the south-eastern slope of Vanqasar mountain, directly above the Shahbulagh (Royal) springs, exactly at the spot where 19th century’s travelers were locating Tigranakert traces of an ancient settlement were verified. Thee traces were in the form of foundations of a fortification walls 200m in length, dug into the rock, as well as large depositories of ancient…

Khachqar near #Gandzasar monastery.Artsakh Armenia: Armenian soldier defending homeland for centuries from Turks and now Azeris.

Despite on certain bibliographic data and some citations by certain authors of the 19th century about the remnants of a city built by Tigran the Great (95-55 BC), in the first century BC, located 30km north-east from the city of Stepanakert, in proximity to the former Azerbaijani city of Aghdam, only two structures were visible on the location: a fortress built in 18th century and a small building with an open hall.