TitleFountain - Memorial, Aintab, Armenia
Type of MemorialCommemorative Plaque, Monumental Sculpture, Park,
Sponsor(s)Mr. Vartan and Mrs. Ketty Yaghsezians
Architect/Designer/ArtistDavid Kertmenjian
PlacementStanding on its own.
Physical SettingOn flat land.
Tourist AmenitiesYes
Map DesignationAintab Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex
Physical ConditionVery well preserved.
InscriptionDedicated to the memory of the innocent victims of Aintab from 1915. (translated from Armenian).
LocationYerevan-Masis Highway, Aintab memorial Complex
Aintab, 37700 Armenia
Construction BeganMarch 2001
Construction CompletedOctober 2001
Prior Use of SiteBefore 1915, Aintab was the home to many Armenians. Following the Armenian Genocide, the area that the memorial now lies on was an empty stretch of land. Between 1984 and March 2001, the area was the location of the 1921 Self Defense Battle of Aintab Memorial. The Fountain -Memorial is now located adjacent to the Self Defense Battle of Aintab Memorial.
Additional Information"Hay Aintab," Yerevan, 2000.

V.M. Harutunyan, "Biography of Contemporary Artists," Yerevan, 2001.

Yervant Babyan, Nor Kyank , May- June, LA, 2002.

Yervant Babyan, Nor Or , May- June, LA, 2002.