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REHABILITACIJA ALADŽA DŽAMIJE U FOČI Zaštita ostataka
REHABILITATION OF THE ALADŽA MOSQUE IN FOČA Protection of the remains

Author(s): Mirzah Fočo
Subject(s): Cultural history
Published by: Komisija za očuvanje nacionalnih spomenika
Keywords: Aladža Mosque; Foča; Hasan Nazir; wall decoration; mass graves; remains; Drina; US Ambassador’s Fund; fragments; reconstruction

Summary/Abstract: In 2005 and 2006 the Commission to Preserve National Monuments implemented the project to protect the fragments of the Aladža Mosque in Foča, funded by the US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. During the project the archival and other material required to identify the existing condition of the property was assembled, the methodology to be applied was defined, expert teams were set up, the property was physically secured, the fragments of the mosque that had been discovered were logged, the site was cleared, soil was removed from the foundation walls and the remains of the walls were physically protected, and fragments were transferred from two newly-discovered sites.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: IV
  • Page Range: 73-111
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English