FROM THE FIELD: Significant historic and cultural site in Afghanistan restored

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Tiled decoration-east iwan (burial chamber) in Gazur Gah

Origins and background The ancient religious site of Gazur Gah is one of the most significant in Afghanistan. It lies near to the city of Herat in western Afghanistan, on an ancient trade route between Central Asia and the West, and marks one of last halting stations before the deserts of Kuhistan. Its recorded history begins around 1000 years ago, … Read More