Khachkars

Khachkars – Cross Stones


Armenian Cross-Stones Art. Symbolism and Craftsmanship of Khachkars      inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity(UNESCO). More than 40,000 khachkars are in the world. 

Poghos (Pavghos) Needle-Carved or Aseghnagorts Khachkar, 1291

Goshavank Monastery, Tavush Province, Armenia

Masters' Timot and Mkhitar Khachkar, 1213

Gavit of Geghard Monastery in Armenia – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Amenaprkich or All Saviour Khachkar, 1273

Unique Khachar where humans are depicted in the specific composition

Haghpat or Haghpatavank Monastery, 10th-13th century

“A Mother’s Hands” Khachkar, 2014

Artist – Daniel Varoujan Hejinian

375 Merrimack Street, Lowell City Hall Massachusetts, USA

Armenian Cross Stone

Armenian Church Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino

Via di S.Nicola da Tolentino, 17, Rome, Italy