SLEMANI MUSEUM

Available online the new website of the historical houses of Sulaymaniyah

Available online the new website of the historical houses of Sulaymaniyah

Historical Houses of Sulaymaniyah (http://hhs.routes-assn.org/) is a prototype web-portal to map and describe the heritage private buildings acquired by the Museum of Sulaymaniyah (Slemani Museum); the historic residences have been georeferenced, placed on the web cartography and indexed, in order to give the user a multilingual tool for the knowledge, conservation and enhancement of the Cultural Heritage of the city, linked to the official Museum's website of the.

The web portal was created as part of the Cooperation Project MAE / University of Rome Sapienza called Preservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage of the Region of Kurdistan in Iraq, in partnership with the Directorate of Antiquities of Sulaimaniya and the Slemani Museum (traditional Kurdish name of the city). This initiative was funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. A special thanks for the support to the Italian Embassy at Baghdad and the Italian Consular Office at Erbil.

The website was developed by BraDypUS. Communicating Cultural Heritage, based in Bologna, Italy and is available in Italian, English, Kurdish and Arabic.