Preventive Conservation of the Early 15th-Century Bibi Khanum Ensemble in Samarkand

This project, which includes structural monitoring and a conservation needs assessment, supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to re-define the U.S.-Uzbekistan relationship and improve Uzbek perceptions of the American people.

The Bibi Khanum is one of the most important monuments of the Silk Road city of Samarkand, an ancient cultural crossroads and today a high-seismic risk zone. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Central Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Turin Polytechnic University Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $90,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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