The Ghalwar Mosque and Girls School
Type
journal article
Year
2009

Ghalwar is a village located four kilometers west of the Old City of Herat on the ancient route that starts at the Iraqi Gate of the Old City and heads westwards towards Kohsan and Nishapur. In this village one can find the historic mosque, reportedly built in the 9th century, and renovated with tile decoration in mid 15th century, the contemporary restoration of which is documented in this article.


Source: Article introduction
Citation
Najimi, Abdul Wasay. “The Ghalwar Mosque and Girls School.” e-Conservation 11 (2009): 36–53. 
Authorities
Copyright
Abdul Wasay Najimi
Country
Afghanistan
Language
English
Dimensions
18 pages
Building Usages
school
educational
mosque
religious
Materials
ceramic tile
mud brick
Keywords
restoration and conservation