Project ArAGATS is committed to the protection of Armenia’s archaeological resources and improving the conservation of materials. Currently, we are working to understand how the archaeological monuments of the Tsaghkahovit Plain can serve as resources for regional development. Plans are currently in development to preserve the site of Gegharot so that it can host both tourism and remain a site of active archaeological investigation.
The work of Project ArAGATS is made possible by past and present grants from:
The National Science Foundation
The National Endowment for the Humanities
The Wenner-Gren Foundation
The National Geographic Society
The Social Science Research Council
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund
The Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of Armenia
Cornell University Institute of the Social Sciences
Cornell University Einaudi Center
Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies
President's Council of Cornell Women
The University of Chicago Lichtstern Fund
Stanford Archaeology Center
American Research Institute of the South Caucasus
The generosity of the Friends of Project ArAGATS.
And by the warm hospitality of the people of the Tsaghkahovit Plain and Aparan Valley, Armenia.