Khachkar “Ertashin Tap”
Date of construction: 13th century
Location: Askeran/ Avetaranots village (former Chanakhchi)
This khachkar, carved on a white stone, is one of the relatively well-preserved examples typical of the Artsakh architectural school when images of contributors are depicted under the feet of the cross. There are probably two princes illustrated here, judging by their apparel, corresponding to the clothes of the ruling families of the XII-XIII centuries, with a high headdress, braided on both sides with a bunch of hair, a short tunic, and pointed-toe shoes.
It is located 2 km south-west of the village.