THE  MISSION  OF  THE  ARARA-T  IS  THE  COMPLEX  AND  SYSTEMATIC  STUDY  OF  ARMENIAN  ROCK-ART.

 

Academy aims: 

  • Discovery and recording of new rock-images 

  • Rock-Art protection and conservation 

  • Computer Technology as an aid to Rock-Art research, Rupestrian Cyberspace 

  • Systemization of Rock-Art (classification, numbering, mapping, complete description of each rock-carving and picture group according to 365 parameters of our system, final dating of Rock-Art) 

  • Spreading of knowledge about Rock-Art 

  • Museum activity 

  • Creating Armenian Rock-Art database (Internet resourses, CD etc.) 

  • Rock-Art education 

  • The Archeoastronomy of Rock-Art, Astral figures in Rock-Art

  • Origin and development of Rock-Art 

  • Reveal of cultural, historical, linguistic, ethnographic, religious and philosophical bases of Rock-Art