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Chisht-e Sharif

Chisht-e Sharif

06/12/2013

Published with kind permission of the Department of Historic Monuments, Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture, prior to restoration work that reportedly took place during 2012/13.

City of Herat

City of Herat

06/12/2013

A miscellany of images, mainly of the old city, taken between 1992 and 2013 during survey and conservation initiatives.


Photos by Jolyon Leslie (c) 1992-2013.

Gazurgah

Gazurgah

06/12/2013

Images of decorative and construction details at the shrine of Khwaja Abadulla Ansari between 2008 and 2013.


Photos by Jolyon Leslie (c) 2013.

Imam Shish Noor

Imam Shish Noor

10/01/2013

Images taken during community-implemented conservation at the shrine, east of Herat, during 2009.


Photos by Jolyon Leslie (c) 2009.

Kaftarkhaneh Injil

Kaftarkhaneh Injil

10/01/2013

The pigeon-tower of Injil to the south-east of Herat is an example of the ingenuity of traditional builders.


Photos by Jolyon Leslie (c) 2013.

Karrokh

Karrokh

10/01/2013

The congregational mosque of Karrokh is unusual for having retained a series of large timber posts supporting the east-facing gallery. The images were taken prior to the restoration reportedly undertaken by the department of Historic Monuments in 2013. A series of fine gravestones stand in the adjoining cemetery.


Photos by Jolyon Leslie (c) 2013.

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