Archaeological Site of Metsamor, Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 15 March 2018

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. The site is currently being explored and excavated by a joint Polish-Armenian research team.



About the Author

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 its Communications Director.

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