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team consisting of Italian and Iranian experts
will hold training classes for preservation and
restoration of adobe sites in Bam Citadel in
Restoration and preservation of adobe structures
is a new domain, therefore experts of the Cultural
Heritage and Tourism Organization of Iran have
faced many problems in this regard.
“Iranian and Italian experts will hold two
training courses for preservation and restoration
of adobe sites in Bam Citadel at the end of the
coming winter,” said Eskandar Mokhtari, head of
Bam Salvation Project.
Mokhtari explained that based on meetings held by
the attendance of the Italian team during this
week, the classes will be held for experts and
craftsmen both in theory and practice.
By the time the classes are held, the restoration
of one of the towers of Bam Citadel, its Tekieh
(the place for holding religious ceremonies), and
Sistani house is expected to be finished.
Mokhtari described these classes as a valuable
opportunity for the trainees.
The earthen city of Bam is one for the most
important historical and cultural cities in the
world which dates back to 2000 years ago. The site
was almost destroyed in the earthuake that hit the
area in 2003. Bam and its cultural landscape were
registered on World Heritage List of UNESCO in
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