Haykaberd

Haykaberd

Haykaberd or Sardurihinilli, also Çavuştepe, is an ancient fortified site located in the Gürpınar district of Van Province in eastern Turkey. The site is composed of fortification walls as well as the remains of an Urartian royal palace, built between 764 and 735 BC during the reign of King Sarduri II at the climax of power of the Urartian Empire.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Van Province

Site History: 8th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Urartu

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Urartu

Site Features: Urartian Monuments

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