The Aragats Foundation is dedicated to supporting the conservation of archaeological sites in the region of Mt. Aragats. We encourage the establishment of needed infrastructure that supports heritage conservation, archaeological research, and education. We seek to enhance local capacity to utilize cutting-edge techniques in the management of cultural resources. And we work to raise awareness of the region’s unique tangible and intangible heritage through global media and education.
A bird's eye view
The region around Mt. Aragats boasts some of one of the most diverse archaeological remains in the world. Bronze Age towns rest in the shadows of Medieval monasteries. Archaeologists for over a century have worked to bring the region's secrets to light. The Aragats Foundation is dedicated to sharing Armenia's ancient remains with the communities of the region and with the world. We made this video to highlight just a few of the ongoing archaeological projects in the region: