Museum to be Established in Mass Burial Ground Discovered in North of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 July/ Trend , corr K. Zarbaliyeva/ A museum will be established in the mass burial ground discovered in northern Guba region of Azerbaijan in 2007.
Gahraman Agayev, scientist of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (NASA) and head of the archeological expedition commission of Guba said to media that the burial ground will be maintained as a museum and monument. The expedition commission has already presented documents to the appropriate organizations on this regard.
According to Agayev, the proposals envisage to glass the well where the people have been buried in large numbers and to install oval mirror over it which will enable the visitors to see the well and the inside of the well with the help of mirror.
The other remains in this site will be placed in the aquarium. According to Agayev, the visitors will be able to get informed about the number of buried people, how they were killed and whether they were man, woman or child.
The entry of the burial ground will indicate information concerning when it was discovered, and the stories of the local population about it in different languages.
A genocide monument will be established in the mass burial site with which will be able to make sounds.
Mass burial site was discovered during the construction of the stadium in Guba in 2007. Researchers said that human remains, buried in this site, belonged to Azerbaijanis, who was subject to the genocide committed by Armenians in 1918. So far, a total of 190 human remains were discovered with 48 of them being remains of children, 51 - women and rest of it - old age people.
Guba is located 170km north of Baku.
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