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The Mother Armenia statue

The Mother Armenia statue symbolizes peace through strength. It can remind viewers of some of the prominent female figures in Armenian history, such as Sose Mayrig and others, who took up arms to help their husbands in their clashes with Turkish troops and Kurdish irregulars. It also recalls the important status and value attributed to the older female members of an Armenian family. Its location on a hill overlooking Yerevan makes it look like a guardian of the Armenian capital. overall height of the monument 51 meters, including the pedestal. The statue is built in 1967 with hammered copper while the pedestal-museum is of basalt.

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