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Reconstruction of the Al-Badr Palace and Revitalization of the Ta’izz National Museum Complex

Ta'izz, Yemen

The Al-Badr Palace is an Ottoman-era building and part of the Ta’izz National Museum complex. The palace was severely damaged during conflict, and over 15,000 objects from the museum collections remain buried under its debris. Restoration work will include recovering the museum’s collections and creating a museography program for the Ta’izz National Museum complex, which includes Al-Badr Palace and Imam Palace.

Name Reconstruction of the Al-Badr Palace and Revitalization of the Ta’izz National Museum Complex

Location Ta'izz, Yemen

Amount 589 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator World Monuments Fund (WMF)

Type of grant Call for projects

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

Aden, Yemen

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. 

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

Location Aden, Yemen

Amount 51 K $

Years 2019 - 2020

Operator Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME)

Type of grant Emergency relief

(c) Digital Library of the Middle East