Conservation of the Archaeological Collections (4th Century BC to 16th Century AD) at the Archaeological Museum of Jama

This project, which includes conservation activities and the compilation of a comprehensive inventory, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to assist with post-earthquake recovery and to engage with vulnerable, underserved communities in an economically depressed region of Ecuador.

The April 2016 Ecuador earthquake severely damaged the town of Jama’s archaeological museum and its collection of ancient objects. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Ecuador, South America, Americas Organiser(s): Institute of Research and Educational Advice Benjamin Carrion IBC Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $79,801 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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