Aghdzk is in Aragatsotn Province on the southern slopes of Mt. Aragats. It is best known for the Arshakid or Arshakuni Mausoleum, which was a funerary chapel housing the remains of both Pagan and Christian rulers. The mausoleum abuts a fourth or fifth century Christian basilica and ongoing excavations were exploring the area south of the church and tomb complex when the site was visited in August 2017.
Type: Archaeological Site
Tags: Aghdzk, Archaeological Excavation, Architecture, Armenia, Arshakid, Arshakuni, Basilica, C4th-C5th, Figure, Funerary Chapel, Funerary Relief, Mausoleum