This Medieval site, located at the base of the High Atlas Mountains in the Ourika Valley, was the capital of the southern districts of Morocco and the center of Berber control of the region. The city was a key location for commercial, political, and religious exchange in the Middle Ages.
October 7, 2016
The grant will support a two-year program designed to repair eroded mortar joints and partially reconstruct the walls.
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