Gregory Areshian

Armenian-American archeologist and historian

Gregory Areshian (13 May 1949 – 2 August 2020) was an Armenian-American archeologist and historian. He was a professor at American University of Armenia. He was the co-director of the international team of archeologists that found the 5,500 years old shoe in and the oldest winery in Areni.[1]

Gregory Areshian

Areshian taught at 14 American universities and colleges including; the University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Irvine, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, and Amherst College.

Areshian died on 2 August 2020 in Yerevan from COVID-19, aged 71.[2][3]

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  1. "Ancient Shoe Steps up Archaeological Insight --". Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  2. "In Memoriam: Dr. Gregory Areshian --". Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  3. Gregory Areshian, archaeologist who co-led discovery of world’s oldest winery, dead at 71