Collection of the Remains of Armenian Martyrs in the Deir ez-Zor Desert

Collection of the Remains of Armenian Martyrs in the Deir ez-Zor Desert – A Photo from 1938

This photo shows a scene of the collection of the remains of Armenians who had been killed in the Syrian desert Deir ez-Zor. Harutyun Hovakimian is in the pit. To his left is the owner of a local tavern Murat Gilichian, in the background is the bell ringer of St. Hripsime Church of Deir ez-Zor …

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