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(This article was originally published in Kyoto Journal Volume 82) Minaret of Jam – KJ82 Does the fate threatening the Minaret of Jam mirror the imminent fate of Afghanistan? “At a corner between cliffs, the minaret was there, straight and tapering as a candle or a beautifully rolled umbrella, etched from top to bottom with patterns, ribands and bands and medallions, cut in the hard-baked brick whose biscuit colour showed light against… Read More