Restoring Religious Heritage in Eastern Tigray

Tigray, Ethiopia

Amount $ 94.1K

Years 2022

Operator Simon Fraser University

Type of grant Call for projects

This project focuses on 13 churches and one monastery in Tigray, dating to the 10th-16th centuries. Amidst the backdrop of the current conflict in Ethiopia, local staff will document the state of preservation and provide emergency conservation of the churches and their collections of manuscripts, sacred objects, and other artifacts.