The houses, which Armenians had built 400 years ago in Van, Turkey, astonish Turkish scholars.
The neighborhood is located 40 kilometers away from the county Işıkpın, stone houses and attention. Approximately 400 years ago by Armenians and stone houses still standing until today is used by the residents.
Some with the team going to the neighborhood to make observations Işıkpın Van Centenary University (YY) Faculty of Arts and Art History Department Asst. Assoc. Dr. Mehmet Ball, made by Armenians nearly 400 years ago, the house is still standing and toured the stones used by the public. Asst. Assoc. Dr. Mehmet Ball, an examination of the village homes as they investigated a typology occur immediately when the two houses, adding that “this house is currently being used by Muslim residents of the village. But the interesting thing about all such types of houses when examined emerges a common typology. This is used as a common living area with kitchen, “he said.
Mehmet Ball, “the Armenian dating from the mentioned made of baked clay of the store until today it still stands. This is completely made of baked clay. On the Armenian articles and a number of pilot and shapes there. Quite important. Indeed, this village, I here both the traditional architecture of working with those who particularly want to draw attention. herein can be studied undiscovered had the texture. region on Armenians churches, monasteries and tombs are known, but the Armenian homes is unknown. Armenians, their stone walls of the houses were used in the mortar land now touching mortar surpassing sturdy and up to the present have come, “he spoke.