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Armenian Symbols

Arevkhach

World’s earliest attestations of Swastikas, Solar Disks, Sacred Bull, Tree of Life and countless other typical Indo-European iconographic symbols are found on Neolithic Petroglyphs all over Armenian Highlands. Armenian Symbols: ... Read More »

Khachkars

Khachkars, Noravank

       Khachkars (“cross-stones” or “baptized stones”) became widely known after the 9th century when they ousted the tall four-sided plate decorated with reliefs on religious scenes that had prevailed from ... Read More »

Armenian Carpets

Armenian Carpet

Armenian Carpets: The Origin of The Name Carpet-weaving is one of the exceptional kinds of Armenian decorative art which has had an original way of development. Carpets were woven in ... Read More »