Western Sudan Community Museums

Three museums in Sudan hold important collections on living heritage artifacts and archaeological objects. This project, now in its second phase, will improve site security and conservation standards of the museums. Shade shelters outdoor displays of living heritage will be constructed and staff will be trained in running labs and conservation.

Three museums in Sudan--Darfur Museum in Nyala, Sheikan Museum in El Obeid, Khalifa House in Khartoum--hold important collections showing living heritage artifacts as well as archaeological objects. This project, now entering its second phase, will improve site security and conservation standards of the three museums. In addition, traditional shade shelters for daytime and outdoor displays of living heritage will be constructed. Training sessions are also planned for local staff to expand their skills in running labs and conservation techniques.

Project Details

Location: South Sudan Organiser(s): British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) Project partner(s): National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums Mallinson Architects and Engineers Ltd. Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $808,333 Commencement Date: 01/2020 Project Status: Active
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