Ceramic dishes, weapons and other items found during the excavation of the “Demer” burial complex in the village of Nerkin Getashen, Gegharkunik region, were transferred to the “Service for the Protection of Historical Environment and Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserves” SNCO.
“Excavations have been carried out in over 40 tombs (1989-91). The tombs date back to the beginning of the Early Middle Bronze Age (23-22 BC) to the Iron Age (7-6 centuries BC)”, – said the head of the archaeological expedition, Doctor of Historical Sciences Ashot Piliposyan.
Anthropological materials will be studied by Ruzanna Mkrtchyan and Hasmik Simonyan. Specialists of the restoration laboratory of SNCO will work with the items, which will replenish the fund of the organization.