Conservation and Documentation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Tajikistan: Heritage of the Silk Roads

Enrico Fodde, K Watanabe, Y Fujii

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Abstract

The paper describes the documentation and conservation activities carried out in the site of Ajina Tepa, by making an inspection of: damage assessment, field laboratory analysis for the selection of repair material, archaeological cleaning, consolidation activities, scientific mapping with 3-D documentation of earthen structures, and presentation of the site to the public. The project was developed by UNESCO and the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Preservation of World Cultural Heritage (2005-2008), and is part of a wider involvement of UNESCO in the conservation of the earthen heritage of Central Asia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTerra 2008: 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture, 1-5 February, 2008, Bamako, Mali
EditorsL Rainer, A Bass Rivera, D Gandreau
Pages171-176
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventTerra 2008: 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture - Bamako, Mali
Duration: 1 Feb 20085 Feb 2008

Conference

ConferenceTerra 2008: 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture
CountryMali
CityBamako
Period1/02/085/02/08

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    Fodde, E., Watanabe, K., & Fujii, Y. (2011). Conservation and Documentation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Tajikistan: Heritage of the Silk Roads. In L. Rainer, A. Bass Rivera, & D. Gandreau (Eds.), Terra 2008: 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture, 1-5 February, 2008, Bamako, Mali (pp. 171-176)