Stone calendar


From the history of Armenian coins. 1.First Armenian coins


The coins of kings of Sophene (Tsopk) dated to the second half of the 3rd century BC are believed to the first Armenian coins.
Coat of arms of Erivan (Yerevan 1843 y.)


On the green field silver Echmiatsin church with golden domes and crosses.
Coat of arms of Tiflis


Coat of arms of Tiflis (1843) consisted of two parts:
POTTERY


In traditional housekeeping at Armenians the pottery prevailed.
ARMENIAN CROSS STONES (KHACHKARS) A. L. Yakobson


A. L. Yakobson ARMENIAN CROSS STONES
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Famed Armenian sculptor Ara Shiraz dies at 73


PanARMENIAN.Net - Famed Armenian sculptor Ara Shiraz died at age 73 on the night of March 18 from the second cerebral stroke.

Shiraz had been hospitalized in late February after a stroke.

Born in Yerevan in 1941, Shiraz is the son of prominent Armenian poet Hovhannes Shiraz and poetess Silva Kaputikian.

Having graduated from the Yerevan Institute of Theater and Fine Arts, Shiraz displayed his works at numerous exhibitions around the world including Moscow, Leningrad, Tbilisi, Paris.

He authored monuments to Armenian poets Paruyr Sevak (Yerevan, 1974), Yeghishe Charents (Charencavan , 1977), political leader Alexander Miasnikyan (Yerevan, 1980) and U.S.-Armenian writer William Saroyan (Yerevan Pantheon , 1991). In 1987, the sculptor he was elected president of the Union of Artists of Armenia.

Shiraz's works are on display in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Armenia, National Gallery, Moscow Tretyakov Gallery, in many private collections in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Beirut, Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit and Montreal.


source: www.PanARMENIAN.Net


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