Cradle of Civilization

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Urartian art

Posted by Fredsvenn on June 4, 2015

Vessel-Askos

Vessel-Askos
Teishebaini (Karmir Blur-Yerevan)
8th-7th century BC
glazed pottery

Geometric vessels figure into Armenia’s history at least to the 5th millennium BC, and reached a height of artistic achievement at Shengavit around 4000-3500 BC.  The patterns are reminiscent of later works discovered at Mycanaean and Minoan excavations in the Mediterranean.

Urartian art

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