and Mount Ararat, Ani, can be seen in the background
Caption: GYULBUDAGHIAN'S NEBULA Observing at Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, on the southern slope of the Armenian mountain Aragats
, Armen Gyulbudaghian and his collaborators first discovered this jewel.
The first in a series of volumes to report on the fieldwork, this book offers excavations held in 1998 and 2000 by Project ArAGATS
devoted to discovering a complete historic record from the prehistoric through historic periods--comprising the time from the early bronze age through iron period--with a focus on the changes in settlement and landscape.
Nestled at the foot of Mount Aragats
, Armenia's highest peak, the villages of Riya Taza and Alagyaz hardly merit more than a passing glance from motorists heading north towards the border with Georgia.
Yezidis are concentrated primarily in agricultural areas around Mount Aragats
, northwest of the capital Yerevan.