VAN — Two cross stones (carved, memorial stele bearing a cross, knows also as khachkar) and stone shells were recovered from Lake Van during the construction works of the ferry connection in Turkey.

According to the report of local media, the cross stones and the two stone boxes were revealed by representative of the Turkish FIVA company engaged with coastal cleanup works.

One of the workers has noted that they have informed the museum representatives about the findings, adding other cross stones might be found beneath the lake as well.

cross-stone-van-1

cross-stone-van-2

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

CSUN Armenian Studies and Haigazian University Jointly Present Roupen Avsharian’s Book on Armenian Deputies in the Lebanese Parliaments

NORTHRIDGE, CA.—The Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and…

Azerbaijan Sues French Journalists, In France, For Defamation

PARIS (RFE/RL) — A French court began hearing a lawsuit by Azerbaijan’s…

Eight More Armenian POWs Freed from Azerbaijani Custody

YEREVAN — Azerbaijan set free eight more Armenian prisoners of war on…

Turkish Caucus Member Donna Edwards Defeated in Senate Primary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Turkish Caucus Member Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) was defeated…