“I came here as soon as I could,” archaeologist Mahmoud Suleiman says. “I couldn’t just go and leave our heritage without protection.”
A terrible civil war has been raging in Sudan since mid-April and unfortunately there is no sign of a resolution yet. Thousands of civilians have died in the conflict while millions more have been forced to flee their homes. As the land of the ancient kingdom of Nubia, Sudan’s archaeological sites and antiquities may be at risk. The Globe and Mail reports on the country’s vulnerable cultural heritage and what professionals are doing to help protect it.
Image of pyramids at the royal cemetery in Nuri, near the present-day city of Karima, Sudan. Photograph taken by Mark Fischer.
The U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield joins Blue Shield International in remembering and celebrating the incredible legacy of Patrick Boylan. Professor Boylan recently passed away at the age of 84 following a short illness. He [...]
The Monuments Men and Women Foundation is currently shining a spotlight on the female members of the Allied armies’ Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives section. Although the section included 27 women and about 320 men during [...]
Registration for the "Protecting Cultural Property: The 1954 Hague Convention at 70" Conference presented by USCBS, the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, and the Responsible Art Market is now live! Please click here [...]