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Afghanistan Archaeology

The Balkh mayor, in the Hajji Piyadi Mosque..The mosque is situated north-east of the city walls of Balkh in Afghanistan. The monument should be dated to the ninth century CE Although the roof itself has collapsed the building is regarded as one of the earliest examples of a nine-domed mosque...The mosque is built out of a combination of baked and unbaked brick and pise. The extant remains include massive round piers and smaller engaged columns typical of Abbasid architecture.
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The Looting of a Culture: Afghanistan's Endangered Heritage
The Balkh mayor, in the Hajji Piyadi Mosque..The mosque is situated north-east of the city walls of Balkh in Afghanistan. The monument should be dated to the ninth century CE Although the roof itself has collapsed the building is regarded as one of the earliest examples of a nine-domed mosque...The mosque is built out of a combination of baked and unbaked brick and pise. The extant remains include massive round piers and smaller engaged columns typical of Abbasid architecture.

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From gallery: Afghanistan Archaeology
Source: YumeVisionPhotographers
Date: 27 Apr 1996
Location: Balkh Balkh Afghanistan
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Keywords:
  • Afghanistan
  • UNESCO
  • Conflict
  • Destruction
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeologist
  • Islam
  • Muslim
  • Moslem

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