The “Tevosants aghbyur” spring
The monument is located on the edge of the main road in the center of Sos, a border village in the Martuni region (Fig. 1).
It is the village's largest spring. The monument was built in 1902, according to the preserved inscription (Fig. 2).
The monument is a typical example of a spring built in Artsakh between the 19th and 20th centuries; beneath it is a narrow and long nave from which the memorial wall rises.It has two wheels. The nave's length is 8.8 meters and its width is 0.6 meters. It's made of polished stones (Fig. 3).
During the Soviet era, the spring underwent minor renovations. "This spring was built by Mikael Khnyovsepeants in memory of his parents, Hovsep and Hripsime in the year 1902," the inscription says.
The condition before, during, and after the war
The monument is still standing and functional, as it was before the war.
The "Tevosants aghbyur" spring