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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"MADRASSAH OF SAYYID SUBHAN QULI KHAN

LOCATION: In Balkh city

DESCRIPTION:
"Built in the 17th century by a great scholar of Balkh, this magnificent fragment of what was a huge academic establishment bespeaks the renaissance of Balkh during the Timurid and Uzbak periods. The interior of the arch is elaborately embellished with decorative architectural motifs popular in Herat during the height of the Timurid period."
 

From Dupree, N.H. An Historical Guide to Afghanistan, Kabul, 1977,p 398


PHYSICAL CONDITION:
Only one iwan remains
. A structural study is needed


 

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