Բարի գալուստ, Բարի՜ եկաք, Welcome! The Society is made up of individuals and institutions that have a desire to spread the wonderful historical knowledge of the Armenian people through their
ANNOUNCING ARMENIAN ANTIQUES ROADSHOW HITS GLENDALE ON Oct 5th
The Hamazkayin Western Region Executive Board and local chapters have teamed up with the Armenian Numismatic and Antiquities Society (ANAS) to present the Armenian Antiques Roadshow in Glendale on Saturday, October 5. The event will be held from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center at 201 E Colorado Street, and is being organized to support the Armenian American Museum.
DOTS ON PARTHIAN COINS: CREATIVE MINT WORKERS OR INHERITED DISEASE?
by Stepan Koncha The Parthian Empire was thriving from 237 BCE to 228 CE. Just like other kingdoms, the Parthians (modern Iran) minted their coins. Starting with Mithridates II, who
Dr. Hajinian’s Presentation the Armenian Cultural Organization’s Voski Ashoun: “Jewelry, Weapons and Gods: The Story of Urartu, The Land of Ararat”
Dr. Chuck Hajinian, co-founder of the Armenian Numismatic and Antiquities Society, presented a talk on artifacts from Urartu at ACOM’s Voski Ashoun celebration. The presentation covered a brief overview of
“History Revealed: Ancient Coins of Armenia” Presentation to St Leon Armenian Church in Fair Lawn, NJ
Drs. Levon Saryan and Chuck Hajinian spoke a special event during the fall festival for St Leon Armenian Church at the Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center. Dr. Hajinian opened
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Armenia
COINWEEK recently published a nice overview of Armenian coins, their history, and value. You can read the article here.
U.S. Embargoes Egyptian Coins among other artifacts
New rules for buying coins that come from Egypt. Collectors of Armenian coins should be aware of this. There are a number of Roman/Armenian coins which were minted in Egypt.
The Pazyryk Carpet – Revisiting an Armenian Carpet from 550 BC
How old is the oldest woven carpet in the world and who wove it? In the early 20th century the finest historical rugs came from the 16th century.
SAS Mourns the Loss of Hrachya Tamrazyan (Director of the Matenadaran)
(Tamrazyan with Dr. Hajinian and Dr. Saryan) HRACHYA TAMRAZYAN, 1953-2016 The Society for Armenian Studies mourns the passing of Hrachya Tamrazyan, Director of the Matenadaran, poet, scholar and publisher; and
Anaheim ANAS/ANRO/ANQ Meeting: New friends, new antiquities
The “California” branch of the ANAS/ANRO put on a wonderful program and dinner. We must thank Aram Manasaryan, Sarkis Kilimjian, Armen Nercissiantz and Andranik Grihikian for their planning and hard