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

Aden, Yemen

Amount $ 50.8K

Years 2019 - 2020

Operator Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME)

Type of grant Emergency relief

(c) Digital Library of the Middle East

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. The Digital Library of the Middle East (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.