Africa

Projects in Africa

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Conservation of 20th-Century Film Archives and Other Collections at the Cinematheque of Tangier

The only institution of its kind in the Maghreb, the Cinematheque is home to one of the largest collections of Moroccan and North African films in the world. [Photo credit: Pr…

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Conservation of the Early 13th-Century al-Imam al-Shafi’i Mausoleum in Historic Cairo, Phase 2

This project, which continues work begun under a previous AFCP grant, directly supports the Embassy’s efforts to enhance regional security and the Memorandum of Understanding …

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Preservation of the Ancient Rock Art of Nigeria in Jigawa and Cross River States

This project endeavors to strengthen Nigeria's network of rock art conservation specialists across regions.

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Preservation of Photographs and Archaeological Field and Other Records Related to the Pre-Colonial Kingdom of Mapungubwe

This project involves the organization, documentation, and conservation of photographs, field records, and other items in the archive.

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Conservation of the 20th-Century Archives of the Federated Union of Black Artists (FUBA)

This project includes preventive conservation and storage upgrades.

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Conservation of Ethnographic Objects and Traditional Architecture at Nyamata Church in Bugesera District, Phase 2

This project continues work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant to document and preserve the building and items of clothing.

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Conservation of the 11th-15th-Century Ruins of Great Zimbabwe

This project involves the preservation of the dry-stone walls and “dhaka” or clay structures.

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Conservation of the Ancient Roman-Berber City of Uthina

The large public cisterns at of the 1st-century BC city of Uthina once supplied water to multiple villages.

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Conservation of the Archaeological Collections at the Gebel Barkal Museum in Karima

This project includes conservation planning and treatment of objects at the site museum.

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