In the framework of International Museum day, the history museum of Armenia presents “Karashamb Cup: Forty centuries old witness of history” animation video, made on the initiative of the grant project of RA Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports. The ministry reported via news.am.
The video presents the cup, which is considered a unique specimen in the world, kept in the History Museum of Armenia. It was found during the excavations of one of the Middle Bronze Age tombs in Karashamb settlement of Kotayk region (archaeologist: Vahan Hovhannisyan) and dates to B.C. 22-21st centuries. Ancient ritual-symbolic scenes are framed on that unique pattern.