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Community Participation and Consultation: Developing a Heritage Center at El Kurru, Sudan

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This event needed to be cancelled to to COVID-19 precautions.

Title:  Community Participation and Consultation: Developing a Heritage Center at El Kurru, Sudan

Date:  Friday, April 10

Time:  12:00 pm

Location:  UM Museum of Art, Multi-Purpose Room (125)

Presenter:  Shannon Ness (PhD candidate, Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art & Archaeology)

The presenter will discuss the development of an educational outreach program and curation of a local heritage exhibit at the El Kurru Community Heritage Center in Sudan.  The International Kurru Archaeological Project, Sudanese archaeologists, and local stakeholders are preparing programming and exhibitions about the site’s archaeology and the local culture.

Note:  Drone photograph of El-Kurru. The royal cemetery centered on pyramid Ku. 1 is in the foreground, the modern village is behind that, and the Nile River is just visible at the top. Photograph by Kate Rose.

Details

Date:
April 10
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

University of Michigan Museum of Art, First Floor, Multi-Purpose Room
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Phone:
734-764-0395
Website:
http://umma.umich.edu