Shengavit Ruins


James Blake Wiener
published on 08 September 2017
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Shengavit was a prehistoric and ancient settlement (c. 3500-2200 BCE) in what is present-day Yerevan, Armenia. It was an enclosed settlement within a cyclopian wall made of stones. Foundations for houses were made from river stones or split large stones, and the walls were made of mud bricks.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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