Preservation of Ethnographic Objects in the Collection of the Cultural Bank of Taneka

This project involves a suite of preventive conservation measures to safeguard ethnic Yom ceremonial and other ethnographic objects of value to the local community.

Taneka is the home village of the ethnic Yom, who continue to practice many of their ancient customs and traditions. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Benin, Western Africa, Africa Organiser(s): Taneka Cultural Bank Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $47,721 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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