Amezary Igherm. This is the first fortified granary (igherm - pronounced ih-gram) that was restored by Atlas Cultural Foundation
same one, Upper Amezary village and the Igherm
Amezary igherm from the north, walking to Aguddim
Amezary Igherm in the background, Aguddim Souk (weekly marketplace) in the foreground
Amezary Igherm from the north
This is the Ait Sidi Mouh Igherm, in Aguddim, that was second to be restored, in 2012, in nine months
The recently restored igherm in the foreground and an older one, still inhabited in the background, and the village of Aguddim.
On the roof of the igherm
The igherm with the saint's mausoleum and cemetery in Aguddim
This is the third igherm, in lower Amezray, that is being worked on. It's guard house, also to be restored, will house the library and community center first proposed in 2007
At work on the lower Amezray Igherm
These are ancient mausoleums for the region's holy men. Yearly pilgrimages are still made to these sites. In the background is a part of a modern structure that was recently built to house the pilgrims. Atlas Cultural Foundation has made a recent proposal for funding to restore these cemeteries.
Cloe Erickson of Atlas Cultural Foundation