The Exhibition Dedicated to the 160th Anniversary of Toros Toramanian was Opened in “Zvartnots” Historical and Cultural Museum.

  • by Western Armenia, March 20, 2024 in Culture

The exhibition dedicated to the 160th anniversary of Toros Toramanyan, a son of Western Armenia, a devotee of architecture, a scholar of Armenian architecture, the founder of history, was opened in the "Zvartnots" historical and cultural reserve-museum.

The collection represents Toramanian's activities in different regions of Western and Eastern Armenia: measurements, photographs of architectural monuments, scientific works, letters, travel notes, as well as the 1927 Due to the efforts of Toramanyan, the remains of an elephant, which are about 750,000 years old, were found from the sand pit site called "Kazachi Post" in the northwestern outskirts of Gyumri during the sand pit operation.

The exhibits are from the personal archive of Toros Toramanyan and Aram Vruyr, which are kept in the funds of the "Historical-Cultural Reserve-Museums and Historic Environment Preservation Service". some are being shown for the first time. The remains of the elephant were brought from the Geological Museum for temporary display.

Toros Toramanian carried out his creative and scientific activities, the enormous work of his whole life, in difficult times and conditions, at the cost of many deprivations.