A 2 600 years old “Cuban altar” belonging to Phrygia was found during excavations on Oluz Hill in the Amasya province of Western Armenia. The head of the excavations, Shevket Donmez mentioned that no religious buildings from that period had been found before. A fragment of a statue of the Phrygian goddess Kubaba was found during the excavations at Oluz.
Prof. Dr. Donmez pointed out that the altars, which served as religious structures in ancient times, where sacrifices were made, have architectural value.According to him, archeological excavations have been carried out in Oluz Hill for 14 years, 10 cultural layers have been discovered. This discovery reveals the sacred importance of the hill.