Karashamb

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Coordinates: 40°24′18″N 44°34′35″E / 40.40500°N 44.57639°E / 40.40500; 44.57639

Karashamb
Քարաշամբ
Karashamb is located in Armenia
Karashamb
Karashamb
Coordinates: 40°24′18″N 44°34′35″E / 40.40500°N 44.57639°E / 40.40500; 44.57639
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Kotayk
Population (2001)
 • Total 676
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Karashamb (Armenian: Քարաշամբ, also Romanized as K’arashamb and Qarashamb) is a village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia.


Karashamb is the site of a major archaeological excavation of a Bronze Age cemetery with a number of barrows. The richest was a royal sepulchre where a superb silver cup, now one of the treasures of the National Museum, was discovered. [1]

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  1. ^ Archaeological Heritage of Armenia, ed H.Simoyan, Yerevan 2012

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