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Details of Pasargadae Maintenance Outlined

 

19 April 2006

 

 

 

LONDON, (CAIS) -- Maintenance works conducted on Pasargadae, in the past decades can be assessed in light of the latest scientific advancements.


Expressing this view, secretary for coordinating the projects implemented by Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization (ICHTO), Hossein Khademzadeh said that although most of the undertakings has special value, researchers need feedback to adopt a reliable procedure for safeguarding the global heritage site at Pasargadae which was registered as a cultural site on UNESCO’s global heritage list in 2004.


The first step to be taken in line with global registration is determining the precincts of the monuments, he said.


The most important point here, he pointed out, is that demarcation is never final and has to be specified on the basis of intense research and deeper insights.


“However, such an understanding, especially about Pasargadae, requires many years. What is important here is the systematic start of research works in all fields including archaeology,“ said Khademzadeh.


The official pointed out that the absence of a special research centre for dealing with Pasargadae and its dependency on Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid) is due to the attitudes of UNESCO and ICHTO, both of which are aware of close relationship between the two monuments. “Of course, there is an archaeological base in Pasargadae, which will be further equipped in the course of time,“ he added.


He discounted as inaccurate the claim that the use of materials such as mortar in repairing stone monuments is outdated and said that no suitable substitute has so far been found for that. “Until there is a better solution, it is better to use this method in times of emergency,“ he concluded.

 

 

 

 

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