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Archaeology2021-11-24T11:57:19+00:00

Archaeology

A selection of reports on the archaeology projects we have supported and funded in the field of Islamic Art, Heritage and Culture since we were founded in 1987

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  • Post-Conflict Urban Recovery of Historic Cities: A Capacity Building Workshop for Aleppo

    Between January 13-18, 2020, the Urban Recovery Platform at the Beirut Urban Lab, the American University of Beirut, conducted a capacity building workshop funded by the Barakat Trust and the Ford Foundation. The workshop focused on post-conflict urban recovery and took the city of Aleppo in Syria as its site of inquiry facing protracted displacement, massive physical destruction, and limited humanitarian aid. It was directed by Howayda Al-Harithy and coordinated by Najmeh Viki. In her opening statement on 13 January, Al-Harithy stressed the importance of viewing urban recovery as an ongoing process that starts before a conflict ends. [...]

Documenting Historic Commercial Buildings in Bulaq – Cairo

As a first stage towards preserving a valuable neighbourhood of historic Cairo, a team of four art historians and two conservation architects will survey and assess the conservation state of historic commercial buildings in the area of Bulaq, Cairo, the city's historic river port. Bulaq is a largely overlooked quarter [...]

Archaeological landscape survey at Khirbat al-Mafjar

The Barakat Trust endowed Mahmoud Hawari with a grant to help him with his research project on Hisham's palace located in the West Bank. The overall aim of the Khirbat al-Mafjar is to enhance the understanding of the 8th century Umayyad Hisham's Palace within the context of its cultural and [...]

  • The Islamic Bayda Project

Islamic Baydha Archaeological Excavation Video

    Enjoy the video of the Islamic Baydha Archaeological Excavation Project in Petra, Jordan supported by The Barakat Trust. The Islamic Bayda Project includes a training programme in archaeological fieldwork, designed for Jordanian and international trainees.

Creswell’s Cairo photographs: a project to enhance the Creswell photographic archive at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

By |January 12th, 2016|Categories: Archaeology, Project Reports|

Grantee:  Omniya Abdel Barr Date: 2016 The Barakat Trust funded [...]

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