Finding Sustainability in the Desert: Conservation of the Archaeological Site of Dangeil, Sudan, and Its Associated Collections

  title={Finding Sustainability in the Desert: Conservation of the Archaeological Site of Dangeil, Sudan, and Its Associated Collections},
  author={Francesca Guiducci and Tracey Sweek and Julie Ren{\'e}e Anderson},
  journal={Studies in Conservation},
  pages={P113 - P118}
ABSTRACT An extreme environment poses challenges, and forces one to implement solutions that require mixing state-of-the-art techniques with local knowledge and resources, to achieve results that are appropriate, effective, and sustainable in the long term. This is the case at Dangeil, Sudan, site of a first-century CE Kushite temple and cemeteries. Archaeological excavation and conservation were initiated in 2000 by the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums (NCAM), Sudan, in… 



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