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Afghanistan: The Twelfth Century

The Minaret of Jam is the second tallest brick tower in the world after the Qutub Minar in New Delhi… Located east of Herat, the minaret stands on the site of what may be the capital of the Ghorid Dynasty, which ruled Afghanistan from 1148 to 1214. The site also includes the ruins of a […]

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Afghanistan: Art Histories

The tomb of Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1088), Herat, Afghanistan, built ca. 1425. Filmed by Watson Kintner (1965)

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