Pambak

Pambak

 

a mountain range in the Transcaucasian Highland extending from Leninakan to the northwestern edge of Lake Sevan in the Armenian SSR. The range has elevations to 3,101 m and is composed of igneous rocks. Mountain-steppe and mountain-meadow vegetation grows on the slopes. In the east, on the northern slope, are broad-leaved forests.

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administrative district of Yerevan, Goght village of Kotayk region and Pambak village of Gegharkunik region, as well as a separate land
In the immediate vicinity of the village, near mausoleums known as pambak and sandung, where the bones of the departed are kept, as well as in front of some dwellings, there are commemorative hampatongs.
A pambak is a mausoleum in which the bones are arranged so as to reproduce the shape of the deceased's body.
Another difference between a sandung and a pambak is in the arrangement of the bones, which, in the former case, are bundled together, wrapped in a red cloth, and placed inside a small sarcophagus.