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'Pot' burial discovered in Armenia's Tigranakert


A 'pot' burial was unearthed during the archaeological excavation at the ancient Armenian town of Tigranakert, in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), Hamlet Petrosyan, head of the Tigranakert archaeological expedition told Armenian News.

'Pot' burial discovered in Armenia's Tigranakert
Credit: Armenian News
He added that even in 2010-2012 unique 'pot' burials dating back to the 1st century BC, were discovered during archaeological excavations at Karabakh’s Tigranakert.

'Pot' burial discovered in Armenia's Tigranakert
Credit: Armenian News
This year it was decided to continue excavations of 'pot' burials, which brought interesting results.

'Pot' burial discovered in Armenia's Tigranakert
Credit: Armenian News
According to Petrosyan, jewellery (earrings, rings, etc.) made from silver, copper and other materials, weapons, as well as ancient coins, were found during the excavations.

'Pot' burial discovered in Armenia's Tigranakert
Credit: Armenian News
One of the interesting finds was a 'pot' burial in which a man and a woman were buried together.

Source: Armenian News [August 03, 2018]

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