Conservation of the 11th-12th-Century Karakhanid Mausoleum in Uzgen, Phase 2

This project supports the continuation of work begun under a previous grant to conserve the monument and reverse decades of damage.

One of few surviving examples of pre-Mongolian architecture on the Silk Road in Kyrgyzstan, the mausoleum endures as a national architectural icon. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Center for Museum Initiatives Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $152,910 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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