Content of the Archive

Data made accessible via the Musawwarat Graffiti Archive includes data newly recorded for the Musawwarat Graffiti Project since 2008 as well as digitised material from the Musawwarat archive at the Department of Northeast African Archaeology and Cultural Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

All fieldwork under the umbrella of the Archaeological Mission to Musawwarat es Sufra (director: Claudia Näser, deputy director: Cornelia Kleinitz) has been undertaken in cooperation with the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums (NCAM), Khartoum (inspector: Zaroog Bakri Mohamed).

Fieldwork for the Musawwarat Graffiti Project (director: Cornelia Kleinitz, deputy director: Jens Weschenfelder) was supported by the following funding bodies and institutions:

The Packard Humanities Institute (Season 1: February/March 2008)

The Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office (Kulturerhalt-Programm des Auswärtigen Amts der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) ( Season 2: March 2009; Season 3: November/December 2011)

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (Season 4: April 2012)

Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand (Season 5: March 2013)

Qatar-Sudan Archaeological Project (Season 6: October 2013; Season 7: March/April 2014; season 8: October 2014; season 9: March 2015)