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BULLA REGIA

BULLA REGIA
Jendouba, Tunisia
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BACKGROUND

Bulla Regia is a significant archaeological site in the northwestern part of Tunisia. The region became part of the Roman Empire in the first century A.D., and prospered by providing agricultural products such as wheat, grains, grapes, and olives to the rest of the Empire. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

WMF began working at Bulla Regia in 2009 in collaboration with local authorities and international preservation professionals. Early work at the site included a conditions survey to identify areas most in need of urgent intervention. The Maison de la Chasse, one of the underground houses with a peristyle courtyard surrounded by rooms decorated with mosaics, was in urgent need of stabilization. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

Bulla Regia provides a unique opportunity to see Roman houses and their sophisticated decorative mosaics in situ. Continued site conservation work, increased training opportunities at the site, and the completion of a site management plan will help establish improved guidelines for how best to conserve, manage, and present archaeological sites in Tunisia.

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World Monuments FundWorld Monuments Fund: 2010 Priority Projects
October, 2010

An overview of several projects which represent our priorities in 2010 and reflect the varied approaches we take to our five core program areas: Advocacy, Education & Training, Cultural Legacy, Capacity Building and Disaster Recovery. Narrated by WMF's Lisa Ackerman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.