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.
Date of Visit
14th August 2017
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Emma Loosley, “Aghdzk,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed March 3, 2024, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/852.