Archeological exhibition opened in Stepanakert

Archeological exhibition opened in Stepanakert
23.05.2009 12:24 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ An archeological exhibition, Cultural Researches in
Artsakh, is underway at the Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace. It
provides exhibits discovered during the excavations in the town of
Shushi, ancient town of Tigranakert, and the Khandaberd Monastery
(Shahumian region, historical Verin Khachen).
The exhibition is organized by the Archeology and Ethnography
Institute of Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the
Artsakh archeological expedition, under the support of the RA Ministry
of Culture and NKR Government’s Tourism Department. It is dedicated to
the 17th anniversary of the Shushi Liberation and the International
Museum Day.
Part of the exhibits, representing various historical and cultural
periods of the Armenian ethnics existence, is introduced to the people
for the first time.
According to leader of the Artsakh archeological expedition Hamlet
Petrosian, a new and large-scale policy is initiated in Nagorno
Karabakh, which will allow feeling the life-giving force of our native
culture in the future.
All the exhibits discovered at the excavations in Shushi, Tigranakert,
and the Khandaberd Monastery will be passed to the NKR Local History
Museum, reported the press office of the NKR MFA.

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