Erebuni

The town of Erebuni and its citadel were founded in 782 BCE by King Argishti I. The town lay around the foot of Arin Berd hill, where the fortress stood. The stronghold was built 65 meters above the town and covered an area of 3 hectares.

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Legend

1.   Outer Portico-Post

     1a. Entrance to Citadel

2.   Argishti I Cuneiform Inscription 

3.   Defensive Wall

      3a. Trap-wall

4.   Temple to Khaldi

      4a. Apadana

      4b. Ziggurat, temple cuneiform

5.   Central Plaza

6.   Large Column Hall  

7.   Palace Entrance Cuneiform

8.   Palace Peristyle Courtyard

9.   Temple to Susi 

10. Antechamber

11. Servants’ Quarters

12. Garrison Quarters

13. Granary

14. Storage vessels

 

 

 

 


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