The photograph below shows one of four bronze bowls with a wedge-shaped seal which have belonged to King of the Kingdom of Van Sarduri II (ruled 764-735 BC). The bowls depicting the head of a lion, a tower, and the Tree of Life were found in Karmir Blur near Yerevan.
During the first years of his reign, Sarduri continued the large-scale city construction works undertaken by his predecessors. As for military successes, the first campaign of Sarduri was directed against the Melitene Kingdom whose king was forced to obey to Sarduri and pay him tribute.
Read more: Sarduri II, A King of the Kingdom of Van