Creating a digital geospatial inventory of sites across Central Asia.


The range of archaeological heritage across Central Asia (Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China) is vast and much of it is undocumented, understudied, and under threat. Made possible by funding from the Arcadia Fund - a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, CAAL is developing a digital inventory of these sites utilising the open-access Arches platform.


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