Researcher of historical materials Khazhak Sirekanian wrote on his Facebook page: “God Anahit Temple in the village of Erija or Yeriza (Yerznka) of the Ekegyats county of Bardzr Hayk.

In the 9th-6th centuries there was a powerful Urartian fortress-station on the hill, and later, in the era of the Anahit cult, it became a temple.In 34 BC Anthony destroyed and plundered the temple, and broke the statue of Anahit. Currently, the hill is called Altyn Tepe in Turkish”.

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