Memorial in Nor (New) Kharpert village, Armenia.

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Subject:The Kharpert area victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Local community of Kharpert ancestry.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Architect: M. Mikaelian and Painter-monumentalist: V. Khatchatourian.
Placement:Freestanding, reddish- yellow tufa architectural work; it is designed to give the impression of a ruin.
Physical Setting:Flat land.
Tourist Amenities:No
Physical Condition:Standing undamaged but not well cared for.
Inscription:Dates and names of those fallen.
Location:Genocide memorial
Nor Kharpert, Massis Region, Ararat Province Armenia
Construction Began:1964-5
Construction Completed:1965
Dedication Date:1965, No official dedication.
Development/Construction Process:Since the authorities of Soviet Union never officially acknowledged the fact of the Armenian Genocide, those monuments commemorating the victims of the Genocide built under the Soviet rule were abstracted in one way or the other. This memorial is among those Soviet monuments which were initiated and financed by the local community members and never received an official dedication.
History of Ownership:Owned by the Soviet State before 1991 & the State of Armenia after 1991.
Additional Information:Editorial Broad of Armenian Encyclopedia. The Armenian Question.Yerevan: 1996.