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.

The ruins of Great Zimbabwe bear testimony to the ingenuity and prestige of the lost civilization of the Shona of southern Africa. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

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Location: Zimbabwe, Eastern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): World Monuments Fund Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $475,000 Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Active
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