This beautifully and neatly engraved piece was made by an Armenian silversmith master to commemorate the battle of Ani in 1042 AD.
The battle of Ani was fought between the Armenian warriors and Byzantine army.
The battle of Ani was led by Armenian army commander Vahram Pahlavouni (born 965 AD-Died 1045 AD.).
The Byzantine Empire was defeated in that battle and 20000 of their soldiers were killed.
The imaginary sketch of the battle near the fortress of Ani was originally depicted by the Italian artist Giuliano Zasso (born in Castellavazzo-Italy in 1833 AD, died in Venice-Italy 1889 AD.).