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Noh Gonbad Mosque
, Balkh, Afghanistan. Restoration of possibly the oldest mosque in the country, destroyed shortly after its construction in an
earthquake
.

The work is being undertaken by the
Aga Khan Trust for Culture
whose projects in Afghanistan I have documented over many years. Included in the book 'The Nine Domes of the Universe: The Study and Conservation of an Early Islamic Monument at Balkh' (AKTC) 2017.

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