Baba Hatim Ziyarat
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It was restored between 1978 and 1979 by the Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan and l'Institut Afghan d'Archéologie. When the restorations began, the tomb was structurally unstable, with layers of bricks stripped down from the top of its walls on the exterior. Excavating the walls to reveal their original height, the restoration team replaced the missing bricks, restoring the original cubical shape to the exterior and the four octagonal colonettes embedded at its corners. The dome was reassembled with new mortar and refinished on the exterior with plaster and studded with pairs of bricks protruding in four concentric rings. The circular and octagonal drums of the dome were also reconstructed, and a metal finial was placed atop the dome.
The Baba Hatim Tomb is also known as Baba Hatem Ziyarat, Baba Hatom Ziarat, Tomb of Salar Khalil (Salar Kalil, Salar Chalil Sayyid.)
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