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MEDINA

Mediterranean network for the valorization and fruition of inscriptions preserved in museums project

The MEDINA network aims to:

  • participate in increasing knowledge exchanges concerning the cultural heritage of Ancient Near East in the Mediterranean basin; 
  • encourage the use of new technologies and innovative tools for the promotion and accessibility of Mediterranean cultural heritage; 
  • enhance and promote epigraphic collections of Lebanese and Jordanian museums;  
  • install multimedia and virtual reality points in the most important Lebanese and Jordanian museums and create digital and printed catalogues;  
  • train local personnel, so as to involve in the project as many local people as possible, and help them learn new strategies and innovative tools for the promotion of their heritage from the point of view of culture and tourism;  
  • train students, researchers and museum personnel, in order to have a common understanding of best practice and procedures of digitization and dissemination of cultural heritage;  
  • present the MEDINA portal as a didactic tool in schools for the education of young generations.

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