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 Friday, October 13 2017 13:12
Ani Mshetsyan

From October to January Iran will host an exhibition of ancient  Armenian artifacts

From October to January Iran will host an exhibition of ancient  Armenian artifacts

ArmInfo. From October 17 to January 17 in the National Museum of Iran, in Tehran, an exhibition of valuable artifacts from Armenia will open. The exhibition includes  103 artifacts that date from the 4th millennium to the 1st century  BC. Some of the exhibits belong to the state of Urartu, which was  located in the Armenian Highlands from the 8th to the 6th century BC,  the Financial Tribune reported.

On October 3, these cultural monuments were taken to the National Museum of Iran. The name of this  exposition is "Iran and Armenia: the memory of the kingdom".  Particular attention in the exhibition will be given to those  artifacts that relate to the times of the existence of Urartu - an  ancient state located at Lake Van in Eastern Anatolia. The beginning  of the history of Iran and Armenia refers precisely to the times of  Urartu. Among the exhibits, including artifacts, which were found  during excavations in Semnan and Gilan provinces. The event is part  of a memorandum signed between the Organization of Cultural Heritage,  Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran and the Ministry of Culture of  Armenia. 

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