Arak, Iran, Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Local Armenian community and the Armenian Apostolic Church of Arak.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Local community effort – artist unknown.
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work in the courtyard of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
Physical Setting:Enclosed courtyard – flat land
Tourist Amenities:No
Map Designation:The Armenian Apostolic Church
Physical Condition:Unknown
Inscription:In the memory of the victims of the genocide 1915. (Translated from Armenian).
Location:The Armenian Apostolic Church
Arak, Central District Iran
Construction Completed:1970s
Redesign Date:1986 (design & construction dates 1984-86).
Prior Use of Site:Courtyard of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
History of Ownership:Owned by the Armenian Apostolic Church until 1980s – presently sold to private owners of non-Armenian origins.
Additional Information: Alik Daily magazine. Tehran (April 1986)

Vacheh Haghnazarian