Emergency Digitization and Inventory of the Collection of the National Museum of Aden

The Museum holds several thousand archaeological, historical, and ethnographical objects although many were damaged or looted. DLME is working with the museum to secure the remaining collection from further damage, which will then be digitized and indexed by trained Yemeni personnel.

The National Museum of Aden is the holder of a collection of several thousands of archaeological, historical, and ethnographical objects. Significant portions of the collection were damaged or looted during conflict. DLME is working with personnel at the museum to secure the remaining parts of the collection from further looting and damage. The collection, safely kept in storage facilities outside the museum, will be digitized and indexed by trained Yemeni personnel.

Project Details


Location: Aden, Yemen, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME) Project partner(s): GOAM Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $50,778 Commencement Date: 01/2019 Project Status: Active
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