Conservation of Archeological Collections at the University of Jaffna Archaeological Museum

The archaeological collection in the University of Jaffna includes important ancient and historic objects from across northern Sri Lanka.

The project, which involves the outfitting of a conservation laboratory, supports the Embassy's efforts to assist with Sri Lanka's reconciliation after decades of civil war and project a positive American message to Sri Lankans. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Sri Lanka, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): University of Jaffna Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $140,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Active
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