Saturday, July 22, 2006

Dust of the Day :: Bam


Bam, a city in southern Iran, was built around the ancient fortress of Arg-é Bam which has guarded the Silk Road for over 2,000 years. On December 26 2003, an earthquake devastated both the adobe city and the ancient citadel, the world's largest -- and probably oldest -- mudbrick structure.

This and other extraordinary photographs of Iran by sadeghkhan >>

Wikipedia >>
Places of Peace and Power has a brief history and pics >>
Satellite Image of Bam, Iran Earthquake >>

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