3,000 Year Old Ring Discovered in Arstakh

The bronze ring has the shape of a heart

STEPANAKERT—A 3,000 year old bronze ring, in the shape of a heart, has been unearthed in Karabakh, reports Russian blogger Mazzoni Guide, who visited Artsakh this summer.

Describing the heart-shaped ornament – which appears to have been worn as a necklace – the blogger says, “This is a three thousand year old piece of jewelry. Today, the heart shape is ubiquitous, used as a symbol of love: on clothing, in pictures, and text messaging. But people have been using this symbol for ages. Looking at this ring, one must imagine that this is the first heart-shaped ornament on the planet; and it’s probable that even then, this ornament symbolized love.”

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  1. Hratch said:

    Who cares??? We Armenians have so low self esteem that nonsense like this excites us….we must go and get a life!

    • Artin said:

      If your note addressing Armenians in a way to include yourself too then only you go get a life. Our “low self esteem” (as you say) or “inferiority complex as psychologists say comes from the influences we got from the anti-Armenian religion and its feudalistic embodiment as the so called “Armenian” church for more than 1700 years.

  2. Ani said:

    Hratch, this is the most ancient artefact in the form of a heart and you call it “nonsense”…If you have more important things leave science to those who are interested in …Your life seems to be full of parties…you don’t have time for historical facts about your own nation…Although it more looks like you are an Azeri/Turk/Georgian who wants Armenians not to be interested and proud of their ancestors creation …

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