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ĒRIMENA [ARMANI] WARRIOR-KING OF ARARAT. RECONST. BY:.ALCHEMIST.
IRON-TIPPED SPEARS, ROUND BRONZE SHIELD WITH CUNEIFORM INSCRIPTION
[PROTECTIVE CHANT ADDRESSED TO THE GODS OF PROVIDENCE].
BREAST ARMOR MADE UP OF INTERLACED BRONZE PLATES. CONIC-HELMET WITH
HORNS - STANDING FOR THE SKY GOD OF THUNDER AND LIGHTNING - TEYEBA.
LONG TUNIC STRETCHING TO THE ANKLES WITH LEATHER-STRAP BOOTS -
GUARANTEEING - EASY/COMFORTABLE MOVEMENT AND AGILITY - DURING LONG
MARCHES AND ON THE BATTLEFIELDS.



ARMENIAN WARRIORS IN DEFENSE OF ARARAT.

Aram (858-844)
Lutipri (844-834)
Sarduri I (834-828)

Ishpuhini (828-810)
Menua (810-785)
Argishti I (785-753)
Sarduri II (753-735)
Rusa I (735-714)
Argishti II (714-680)
Rusa II (680-639)
Sarduri III (639-635)
Erimna (635-629)
Rusa III (629-590)
Sarduri IV (590-585)



ARMENIAN WARRIOR'S HELMET FROM THE TOMB OF KING IPUHINI.
ON DISPLAY IN THE BOSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS.

ARMENIAN ARCHER IN FULL-SCALE ARMOR WEARING THE
HELMET OF TEYEBA. RECONSTRUCTION BY ALCHEMIST.



MASSIVE BOW AND ARROW USED BY WELL BUILT AND TALL
ARMENIAN ARCHERS WHO WERE MASTERS IN OF THE ART OF
ARCHERY. FROM THIRD MILLENNIUM BC.


THE RENOWNED ARMENIAN AYRUDZI [HORSEMEN AND CHARIOTEERS]
ETCHED ON ARCHER'S ARROW CASE. TEYEBAINI. VIIITH CENTURY BC.


ABOVE: THE CHARIOTEERS OF ARARAT FIGHT OFF AN ARCHED HORSEMAN INVADER
IN A LIGHTNING-QUICK ASSAULT. THE ROUND SHIELD OF THE ARMANEN WARRIOR
COVERED ALL OF THE UPPER TORSO WHICH WAS ALSO COVERED IN BREAST-ARMOR
MADE UP OF INTERLACED METAL PLATES [SEE BELOW].
THE CHARIOT WAS INTRODUCED BY ARMANI-MITANNI-NAHARINS ALONG WITH THE
REVOLUTIONARY TECHNIQUE OF SMELTING IRON [IN FOUNDRY-CENTERS LIKE
METSAMOR
THAT IS COVERED IN MITHRAIC-ASTROLOGICAL WRITING] THAT USHERED
N THE IRON AGE THROUGHOUT THE ANCIENT WORLD.
THE CHARIOT DRIVER WEARS THE ARMANI-MITHRAIC CAP [SYMBOL OF REGENERATION]
THE WARRIOR-SPEARMAN WEARS THE ICONIC ARARATIAN HORNED HELMET.
NOTE THE STANDARD. WINGED-GODMAN [AR.MANEN] OF ALL-FATHER SUN GOD AR.
THIS CREED WAS CARRIED OVER TO ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD. ZOROASTER
WOULD SPREAD IT FROM HIS NATIVE ARMENIA TO IRAN AND BEYOND IN THE FORM
OF ZOROASTRIANISM.



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THE GOD OF THUNDER AND LIGHTNING TEYEBA [SEE THE SHIELD BELOW] ON
THE SACRED BULL AND THE SOLAR WINGED DISK. NOTE THE SUN-CAP
[CROWN CHAKRA] WITH THE SACRED ORB ON TOP OF THE TRIANGLE.



A SHIELD FROM THE TOMB OF KING IPUHINI [828-810 BC]. SEVEN RINGS
LEAD TO THE CENTER WITH TEYEBA - THE GOD OF THUNDER -
WITHIN A WINGED SUN DISK UPON A BULL - HIS ARMS STRETCHED OUT
AND HOLDING A BOW - WHICH SYMBOLICALLY STANDS FOR
THE LIGHTNING BOLTS [ARROWS].

 


SKETCH OF THE STATUE OF THE SUPREME GOD HALDI [HAYK/HAYAK SON OF
PRIMORDIAL EA-AYA-HAYA] WITH THE SACRED HORNED CONICAL/TRIANGULAR
SUN-CAP. ON DISPLAY IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.



HUGE LID OF A RITUAL VESSEL WITH KING ARGISHTI I INSCRIPTION.
TEYEBAINI. VIII CENTURY BC. FOUR SPHERES LEAD TO THE
HANDLE IN THE FORM OF A POMEGRANATE.


THE RUINS OF THE MAGNIFICENT CITADEL OF THE CAPITAL TUPA-TOSP-VAN-BIAINA.



THE GREAT ARARATIAN TEMPLE OF MUSASIR. PROTO-TYPE OF ALL ARMENIAN
MITHRA [LIKE GARNI MITHRVM] THAT ALSO INFLUENCED ALL LATER
GRCO-ROMAN TEMPLES [THAT SPREAD WITH ARMENIAN MITHRAISM].
NOTE THE SPEAR OF DESTINY AT THE APEX.... [LEAF/TREE OF LIFE/AXIS MUNDI].


A MINIATURE MODEL OF AN ARARATIAN 3-STORY BUILDING WITH DOUBLE-WINGED
GATE ARCHING AT THE TOP, RECTANGULAR WINDOWS, STEPPED BATTLEMENTS,
AND A HIGH, NARROW TOWER. NOTE THE UP AND DOWN TRIANGLES AT THE TOP
WITH TRIPLE-DECK STEP PYRAMIDS. THE TOWER WITH SAME STEP-MOTIF
INCLUDED THE SPEAR/TREE OF LIFE/LEAF AT THE CENTER. RUSAHINILI
[NAMED AFTER KING RUSA WHO ERECTED THE CITY], LATE EIGHTH CENTURY BC.
ON DISPLAY IN THE  BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON.


FURNITURE FITTING OF A THRONE THAT WAS IN THE PALACE IN RUSAHINILI.
NOTE THE DECORATIVE MOTIFS INCLUDING A 16-SPOKE SUN, THE TREE OF
LIFE [WITH TWO RAM-HORN SPIRALS SPINNING RIGHT AND LEFT AT THE BASE
WITH EIGHT [FOUR AND FOUR] BRANCHES FORMING AN Λ-DELTOID AT THE
TOP OF THE AXIS MUNDI. CROSS PATTE  [ALISEE]
WITH THE ENDS OF
THE ARMS CONVEX AND CURVED WITH THE MARKED CIRCLE-WITHIN-CIRCLE
CENTER/CORE...] ALONG WITH V-SHAPED BORDERS WITHIN HORIZ. PARALLEL LINES.
NOTE THE SQUARE DIAMOND/CUBE ON THE SIDE WHICH WITHIN INCLUDES THE
FOUR-ARMS/BEAMS THAT LEAD TO THE CENTER... [QUINTESSENCE].
THE ABOVE ARE FEW OF THE  PATTERNS THAT EMBELLISH ALL OF
ARARATIAN SACRED ART LARGE AND SMALL.
LATE EIGHTH, EARLY SEVENTH CENTURY BC.


THE STATUE OF THE SUPREME GOD HALDI [HAYK/HAYAK SON OF
PRIMORDIAL EA-AYA-HAYA] WITH THE SACRED HORNED CONICAL/TRIANGULAR
SUN-CAP. ON DISPLAY IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.


FLOOR INLAY OF THE TEMPLE OF HALDI IN RUSAHINILI WITH THE SYMBOL OF
THE BLACK SUN IN THE SACRED YIN YANG-LIKE [BLACK IN WHITE AND
WHITE IN BLACK] PATTERN.
 



THE ANCIENT WORLD ACCORDING TO CLASSICAL GEOGRAPHER HECATVS [517 BC]
ARMENIAN WARRIOR'S HELMETS MARKED IN FRONT WITH THE
SYMBOL OF TEYEBA -- THE GOD OF THUNDER.
MANY OF THE HELMETS WERE FOUND FROM EXCAVATIONS IN
TEYEBAINI [NAMED AFTER THE SKY GOD OF THUNDER AND LIGHTNING]


ARARATIAN WARRIOR'S HELMET.
EIGHT FLANKING VIAPS [DRAGON-SNAKES] FOUR AND FOUR ON EACH
SIDE LEADING TO THE CENTER WITH THE KURM [PRIESTS] TO THE EAST
AND WEST OF THE COSMIC TREE OF LIFE.


ARARATIAN WARRIOR'S ROUND SHIELD FROM TEYEBAINI.
IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRESENT DAY DISTRICT OF KARMIR BLUR IN YEREVAN.

ARMOR OF ARMENIAN WARRIOR [FROM THE REIGN OF KING ARGITI I]
NOTE THE ARARATIAN SACRED SYMBOL OF MACROCOSM [SEVEN RAYS].


REMNANTS OF AN ARMENIAN WARRIOR'S SCALE ARMOR [SEE BELOW] THAT
COVERED MOST OF THE BODY EXTENDING ALL THE WAY DOWN TO THE FEET.
ARCHERS WOULD OFTEN HAVE THE 'SHORT SLEEVE' SCALE FOR BETTER
FLEXIBILITY WHEN AIMING AT THE TARGET.
 THE METALLIC DISKS WERE UNITED WITH A SPECIALLY MADE
THICK LEATHER THONG. FROM THE REIGN OF KING ARAY-ARGIT I.


ARMENIAN CHARIOT ARCHER ARMED WITH A LONG BOW, SPEAR,  BATTLE AXE,
AND SWORD. CLAD IN HEAVY SCALE ARMOR EXTENDING ALL THE WAY TO THE
ANKLES. ARARATIAN CONIC HELMET, METAL BELT AND LEATHER STRAPS
WITH AMULETS ON THE WRISTS. THE ARMS ARE FREE FOR EASE OF MOBILITY.


ARARATIAN WARRIOR'S SHIELD [SKETCH BELOW] WITH PROFOUND SYMBOLISM.



ARARATIAN-NAIRI ARMENIAN SHIELDS MANIFESTING SUBLIME COSMIC SYMBOLISM.
SEE DETAILS BELOW [LION = HALDI AND BULL = TEYEBA].

 


ARMENIAN WARRIOR'S METAL BELT - WORN OVER SCALE ARMOR - GUARDED
THE ABDOMEN OF THE FIGHTER FROM A TRUST BY THE ENEMY.



SUPREME GOD HALDI [HAYK OR HAYAK SON OF EA-HAYA-AYA] DEPICTED ON THE
ARARATIAN PLATE [ACCOMPANIED WITH OTHER DEITIES LIKE IVINI AND TEYEBA
AFTER WHOM THE MIGHTY ARMENIAN CAPITAL TOSP-VAN WAS NAMED]
 AS THE SOLAR GOD OF THE ARMENIAN WARRIOR CASTE. ILLUMINATING RAYS
EMANATING FROM THE MICROCOSMIC BODY [DIVINE SPARK IN PHYSICAL
HUMAN FORM] THE FLAMING SPEAR, THE SWORD AND THE BOW.
NOTE THE SACRED CONICAL ARMANEN HELMET AND THE BODY ARMOR.


DEPICTIONS OF ARMENIAN CAVALRY ARE PRESERVED ON NUMEROUS
ITEMS OF THE KINGDOM OF ARARAT.

ARMENIAN CHARIOTEERS ON A WARRIOR'S HELMET.
FROM THE REIGN OF KING ARAY-ARGIT.


TRIUMPH OF ARMENIAN WARRIORS. FOOTMEN AND
CHARIOTEERS ON A METAL PLAQUE FROM THE REIGN OF KING
ARAY
-ARGIT. CA. 783 BC.


A LARGE METALLIC ARROW CASE [SKETCH BELOW] FROM KARMIR BLUR --
TEYEBAINI [CITY OF THE GOD OF THUNDER]. FROM THE REIGN
OF KING SARDUR II.


BRONZE ARROWHEADS OF ARMENIAN ARCHERS. ON DISPLAY AT THE
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. EARLY FIRST MILLENNIUM BC.



ARMAN SWORDS FROM ARTIK. 1400 BC.
DECORATED WITH SERPENT DRAGON-VISHAP AND
UP AND DOWN POINTING TRIANGLE.


ARMENIAN WARRIOR'S DAGGER [TOP] AND SPEARHEAD.


RHYTON FROM EREBUNI DEPICTING ARMENIAN HORSEMAN WEARING
A HELMET THAT TO A GREAT EXTENT RESEMBLES THE HELMETS
WORN BY THE SPANISH CONQUISTADORS MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND
YEARS LATER. JUST LIKE THE ARMENIAN MITHRAIC CATAPHRACTS
HORSEMEN THAT BECAME THE CORE CAVALRY OF ROMAN EMPIRE
[ALONG WITH THE NATIONAL MITHRAISM]
WOULD START UP THE CHIVALRIC ORDERS OF THE COLLEGIA.



SILVER GOBLET DEPICTING CAVALIERS
ON THEIR STEEDS. LORI BERD, VII-VITH CENTURIES BC.
ON DISPLAY IN THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF ARMENIA,
REPUBLIC SQUARE, YEREVAN.

WOODEN HEAD OF A HORSE UNEARTHED FROM TEYEBAINI. CA. 650 BC.


THE ROYAL EAGLE GRIFFON [VARIANT OF VISHAP] OF EREBUNI-EREBAN-EREVAN
ON ARIN BERD HILL.


ARARATIAN GRIFFON. THE KURM HIGH-PRIEST IS THE FEATHERED SERPENT-EAGLE
WHO TRANSCENDS INTO THE MIRRORED SPIRIT REALM OF THE TRUE SELF.
LOOKING RIGHT... LEFT-FOOT FORWARD.


GRIFFIN-HEAD [DRAGON-SERPENT]. CA. 700 BC.


ARARATIAN GOLD BOWL FROM HASANLU [SOUTHWESTERN BANKS OF
LAKE URMIA]. FROM BURNED BUILDING I-WEST.
IRAN BASTAM MUSEUM, TEHRAN.

SKETCH OF THE OBVERSE SIDE OF THE GOLDEN BOWL IMMEDIATELY ABOVE.


GENERAL PLAN OF ARARATIAN TOWN IN SQUARED LAYOUT AT ZERNAKI TEPE.


GENERAL PLAN OF ARARATIAN FORTRESS IN A SPHERICAL LAYOUT AT SUFIAN.



GENERAL PLAN OF FORTIFIED ARARATIAN STRONGHOLD AT AZNAVUR.

BUT A FEW EXAMPLES OF ARARATIAN FINE JEWELRY OF
 EXCEPTIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP.


ARARTIAN GOLDEN AMULET WITH TWIN LIONS [RECURRING MOTIF]. BUT A SAMPLE
OF COUNTLESS BEAUTIFUL ARTIFACTS OF ARMENIAN MASTER GOLDSMITHS OF ARARAT
 THAT HAVE SURVIVED AND REACHED US. VIII-VIITH CENTURIES BC.


GOLDEN TIPS IN THE FORM OF TWO LION HEADS FACING RIGHT AND LEFT
WITH INTRICATE NOTCHED LINES AND SPIRALING 'S'S.
JOINED BY A BRONZE BRACELET. VIII-VIITH CENTURIES BC.



CRESCENT/BOAT-LIKE SHAPED GOLDEN EARRINGS FROM ARARAT WITH
TWO BIRDS AT THE TIPS FACING EAST AND WEST. THE SACRED TETRACTYS MOTIF
FORMING AN INNER ARCH. VIII-VIITH CENTURIES BC.



GOLDEN EARRINGS IN FORM OF TRAPEZOID [L] AND CRESCENT. THE SMALL SPHERES
FORM HIERARCHICAL TRIANGLES ALONG WITH CLOSED LARGER GOLDEN ORBS.
VIII-VIITH CENTURIES BC.



GOLDEN EARRINGS IN TRIANGULAR ALIGNMENT FORM THREE UNITED TRIANGLES
SYMBOLIZING THE ARMANEN SYMBOL FOR THE SACRED HIGHLAND.
VIII-VIITH CENTURIES BC.



GOLDEN EARRINGS. SUPERB CRAFTSMANSHIP. VIII-VIITH CENTURIES BC.
NOTE THE 'SUPERIMPOSED' [ACTUALLY TOP LAYER] CIRCLES/SPHERES
 'MOLECULE CLUSTER' PATTERN [INCLUDING TRIANGULAR ALIGNMENT]
PREVALENT MOTIF IN ARARATIAN DECORATIONS.

GOLDEN NECKLACE THAT WAS ADORNED WITH PRECIOUS STONES.

 


RED BURNISHED WINE JUGS FROM TEYEBAINI [IN WHAT IS TODAY
THE KARMIR BLUR DISTRICT OF YEREVAN]. - CITY OF TEYEBA THE
GOD OF STORM AND THUNDER. SEVENTH CENTURY BC.
ON DISPLAY IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON.


SACRED ALTAR IN A FORM OF A LION'S PAW. THE SACRED WINGED SUN DISK
WITH THE TAIL FORMING THE TRAPEZOID-BASE ALONG WITH TWO BI-DENTS
[TWO-PITCHED] FORKS EMANATING TO THE RIGHT AND LEFT...ABOVE THE
TWO SACRED 12-BEAM ASTERISKS [12 HOURS OF DAY AND 12 HOURS OF NIGHT...]
FOUR SMALLER CANDLES WERE PLACED IN THE WHOLES BELOW [FOUR ELEMENTS-
EARTH, WIND, FIRE AND WATER] WHILE A LARGER FIFTH ONE STANDING FOR
THE ETERNAL FLAME [QUINTESSENCE] WOULD BE PLACED ON TOP.
THE EIGHT [FOUR AND FOUR] LOOP RINGS ON THE SIDES WERE USED
FOR FIXATING THE ALTAR. NOTE THE ZIGZAGGING ΛV [MALE+FEMALE] -
A PREVALENT MOTIF IN ARARATIAN DECORATION [AND THE BASIS
OF THE SACRED ARMANEN-CHALDEAN CUNEIFORM PATTERN]



THE ROYAL SEAL

THE KINGDOM OF ARARAT