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Aga Khan Trust for Culture - September/October 2007 Afghanistan Newsletter

INVENTORY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE SITES, WAKHAN AND PAMIRS AKTC has recently undertaken a survey in the Wakhan and the Pamirs in Badakhshan province, as part of wider efforts to document cultural and architectural heritage in Afghanistan.

SHRINE OF CHARDA MASOOM, KABUL OLD CITY Co-funding from the British Embassy has enabled conservation work to begin on the Charda Masoom shrine in Kuche Gharabat quarter of the old city in Kabul.

ATTARBASHI HOUSE, HERAT In early 2006, AKTC began the documentation of the Attarbashi house, built by a distinguished physician in the early 20th century but, along with many other homes in the old city, had fallen into disrepair and partially collapsed.