This paper seeks to present the process followed in 2019 for restoring the marabout of Sidi Abdullah Khalifa. This shrine is located between the villages of Ouled Youssef and M’hamid El Ghezlane, in the western area of the M’hamid Oasis in Zagora province, Morocco. The marabout is one of the oasis’s finest and most remarkable buildings, as well as a site appreciated and venerated by local people. It is the resting place of the holy man after whom it is named: Sidi Abdullah Khalifa. It was restored by the Terrachidia association’s usual methods: the work to be done was agreed with local community leaders and institutions; the building was technically documented; also helped by local leaders, master builders and young local apprentices to perform the work were recruited; the restoration was undertaken with the involvement of international volunteer workers too, using traditional local materials, techniques and forms; and finally outreach work was done to give publicity to this heritage, of which this article is part
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