SPACH Photo Catalogue of Major Priority Sites and Monuments:

Provinces:

Badakhshan Badghis
Baghlan
Balkh
Bamyan
Farah
Faryab
Ghazni
Ghor
Herat
Helmand
Jawzjan
Kabul
Kandahar
Kapisa
Khost
Kunar
Kunduz
Laghman
Logar
Nangarhar
Nimroz
Nuristan
Paktika
Paktya
Parwan
Samangan
Sari Pul
Takhar
Uruzgan
Wardak
Zabu
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"MIR-I RUZADAR

LOCATION: Balkh Province. 3 km east of the outer walls of Balkh, near a small cemetery just off the Mazar-i Sharif road.

DATE: Timurid, 15th C. (Stylistic).

DESCRIPTION: A baked brick mausoleum on a baked brick platform c. 50 c high. The entrance is flanked by stairs to the roof. Inside there are four blocked windows in the upper level of the dome chamber. The only decoration is some simple moulded plaster in the semi-domes, a stalactite niche head above the mihrab on the north side, and some remains of painted plaster on the walls."

From Ball, W. Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan, Paris, 1982, p. 183

CONDITION: A structural study is needed

 

 

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