“The City of Fuwwah and its Archaeological and Cultural Heritage” in a Seminar at the BA

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The BA Antiquities Museum, affiliated to the Cultural Outreach Sector, in cooperation with the BA Center for Islamic Civilization Studies, affiliated to the Academic Research Sector, organizes a seminar for antiquities students and professionals as well as those interested in archaeological heritage. The seminar comes as part of the 5th cultural forum, which will be held on 19 October 2020, entitled “The City of Fuwwah and its Archaeological and Cultural Heritage”. It tackles several topics related to the city of Fuwwah and its rich cultural and archaeological heritage.

Fuwwah has developed across long historical periods due to its geographic location and commercial importance as it lays near important commercial and transportation roads. The city has gained its historical acclaim since the dawn of history till the modern era, which makes it an open museum for archeological heritage over the centuries. 

The people of Fuwwah have excelled in several industries such as the art of textile, carpets, and wooden artifacts. This has made the city a destination for tradesmen and clergymen, who have built in it mosques, Tekeya, agencies, and houses.

The seminar on the city of Fuwwah discusses the following topics:

  • The archeological heritage of Fuwwah and its history over the ages
  • The social and economic life
  • The city’s traditional industries and professions
  • The maintenance and restoration of the monuments of Fuwwah
  • Touristic development and archeological awareness

On the sidelines of the forum, an exhibition for the photos, industries, and professions of the city of Fuwwah will be held.