Conservation of the 13th-16th-Century Nan Madol Archaeological Site in Eastern Micronesia

This project, which includes the documentation of the site and development of a conservation plan, supports America's commitments under the Compact of Free Association.

In its time, Nan Madol was the ceremonial center of the Saudeleur dynasty, a vibrant period in Pacific Island culture, whose local rulers are said to have been the first in the region to adopt a centralized form of governance. [Photo credit: Maria Kottermair]

Project Details

Location: Micronesia, Micronesian Region, Oceania Organiser(s): Cultural Site Research and Management (CSRM) Foundation Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $375,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Completed
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