Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

THE VISHAP: From Fairy Tale to Reality ~ Sunday, May 15, 2022 ~ In Person/Facebook Livestream

Sunday, May 15, 2022, 2:00 PM - 6:00pm Pacific / 5:00-8:00pm Eastern

IN PERSON at UCLA Royce Hall 314
Park in UCLA Parking Structure 4 at 221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

LIVESTREAM @AraratEskijianMuseum

DR. ARSEN BOBOKHYAN: Director, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Yerevan

2:00-3:30PM (PDT) UCLA ROYCE HALL 314
  • Illustrated lecture on documenting and preserving the dragon-stones of Armenia from the 2nd millennium BCE by Dr. Arsen Bobokhyan— PI of this project
  • Documentary of the dragon-stones and the initialphase of their investigation and restoration.
  • Presentation of Dr. Bobokhyan's latest monograph Atrpet’s "Scientific Adventures” and Discovery ofthe Vishap Stelae (in Armenian).
  • Guided tour, by Dr. Bobokhyan, of an exhibit of thirty high-resolution images of the dragon-stones.
  • Recital by the UCLA Armenian Ensemble.
  • Wine and Cheese Reception.
UCLA Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Studies

Ararat-Eskijian Museum
UCLA Promise Armenian Institute
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

With the Participation of
UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Research Program in Armenian Archaeology and Ethnography
Institute for Archaeology and Ethnography, Armenian Academy of Sciences.

For more information, please contact Marguerite Goschin at (747) 500 - 7585 or

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