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The Mysterious Minaret Of Jam

By Gerard @presurfer
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The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan. It is located in the Shahrak District, Ghor Province, by the Hari River. The 213 feet high minaret was built in the 1190s, entirely of baked-bricks.
It is famous for its intricate brick, stucco and glazed tile decoration, which consists of alternating bands of kufic and naskhi calligraphy and geometric patterns.The Presurfer

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