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  9. Urartian
Scope note
Refers to culture and period from about 850 to 590 BCE during which the kingdom of Urartu ruled the part of eastern Anatolia centered around the area of Lake Van. The art and architecture of the period is characterized by distinctive bronze artifacts and fortresses of fine ashlar masonry.
Accepted term: 20-May-2024