“We Are Our Mountains” in Khankendi

“We Are Our Mountains” in Khankendi

The sculpture, completed in 1967 by Sargis Baghdasaryan, is widely regarded as a symbol of the Armenian heritage of Nagorno-Karabakh. The monument is made from volcanic tufa and depicts an old man and woman hewn from rock, representing the mountain people of Karabakh. It is also known as “tatik-papik” in Armenian, which translates as “Grandma and Grandpa”. The sculpture is prominent in Artsakh’s coat of arms.


Featured Image: “We Are Our Mountains” is a large monument / Image: via lragir.am



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