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The cuneiform inscription of Erebuni Fortress establishment (copy)

Year: 1968

The copy of the cuneiform script about the foundation of the Erebuni fortress was made in 1968 on the occasion of the 2750th anniversary of Yerevan. In 2005, the duplicate was moved and placed in front of the Yerevan History Museum.


The inscription reads:

By the greatness of the God Khaldi, Argishti, son of Menua, built this mighty stronghold and proclaimed it Erebuni for the glory of Biainili (Urartu) and to instill fear among the king's enemies. Argishti says: The land was a desert, before the great works I accomplished upon it. By the greatness of Khaldi, Argishti, son of Menua, is a mighty king, king of Biainili, and ruler of Tushpa."

1/1 Argishti str.