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“Mother Armenia”

«The “Mother Armenia” monument was built in 1975 in Gyumri. The sculptor is Ara Sargsyan.”This monument was built for immortality in the Great Patriotic War for the sake of the fallen heros from Leninakan of our Great Motherland.”In 1975, these lines were engraved on the pedestal of the “Mother Armenia” memorial complex in Gyumri.By its nature, the monument is a version of Yerevan Victory Monument and has a double meaning.It is meant to honor the victory with monumental means of architecture and sculpture, to perpetuate the memory of the fallen, as well as to praise the work. Made of bent copper, the monument depicts a young woman in a quietly epic pose.

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