Oblique Low angle view of Statue of Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi (c.780-c.850), astronomer and mathematician, with the tower of Matniyaz Divan-begi Madrasah in the distance, Khiva, Uzbekistan, pictured on July 6, 2010, in the afternoon. Khiva, ancient and remote, is the most intact Silk Road city. Ichan Kala, its old town, was the first site in Uzbekistan to become a World Heritage Site(1991). Picture by Manuel Cohen.
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