Damascus, Syria, Armenian Genocide Memorial at St. Sarkis Armenian Church

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):St. Sarkis Armenian Church & local community members.
Placement:Several sculptures are combined to form a monument in the corner of the church courtyard; attached to the wall. A central Khatchkar contains the main inscription.
Physical Setting:Flat land; in the courtyard of St. Sarkis Armenian Church.
Tourist Amenities:No
Map Designation:St. Sarkis Armenian Church
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Inscription:"In the memory of the 80th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide 1915 – 1995" (Translated from Armenian).
Location:Saint Sarkis Armenian Church
Damascus, Syria
Construction Began:Early 1990s
Construction Completed:1995
Dedication Date:April 1995
Development/Construction Process:The monument was erected on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
History of Ownership:Owned by St. Sarkis Armenian Church of Damascus.

Martin Keskiskian; Photo 1997 Carlos Calvo 2733/35; T.E. 943-1104C bdigo 1230; Bs. As. Rep. Argentina