HISTORY MUSEUM OF ARMENIA
The History Museum of Armenia is entrusted with a national collection of c. 400,000 objects in the following departments: Archeology (35% of the main collection), Ethnography (8%), Numismatics (45%), Documents (12%). The museum replenishes its collections by finds from excavations at archeologicalsites in Armenia, by purchases and donations. It represents an integral picture of the history and culture of Armenia from prehistoric times (one million years ago) till our days. The museum presents the rare traces of cultural interrelations with the countries of the Ancient East (Egypt, Mitany, the Hittite kingdom, Assyria, Iran, the Seleucid state, Rome and the Byzantine Empire) in the Armenian Highland. It owns an enormous and exceptional collection of bronze specimens of the 3rd-2ndmillennia BC, which belong to the world treasury of masterpieces.