Conservation of the Ancient Jewish Cemetery of Basatin in Cairo

This project involves the development of a management and conservation plan for the 17-acre site.

The Jewish cemetery of Basatin is widely believed to be the second oldest Jewish cemetery in the world, with an original foundation deed dating to the 9th century. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details


Location: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $150,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2019 Project Status: Active
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