Ruins at Metsamor Archaeological Site in Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 15 March 2018
Ruins at Metsamor Archaeological Site in Armenia

The ruins of the ancient Metsamor Fortress lie to the southwest of Taronik, Armenia. The area was populated from the 5th millennium BC until roughly 1700 CE. Archaeological work on the tombs located at this site began in the 1960s.


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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, March 15). Ruins at Metsamor Archaeological Site in Armenia. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8334/

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Wiener, James B. "Ruins at Metsamor Archaeological Site in Armenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 15, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8334/.

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Wiener, James B. "Ruins at Metsamor Archaeological Site in Armenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 15 Mar 2018. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

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