“Seeing these beautiful buildings and their amazing details made us feel the importance of documenting the cultural sites,” explains Dana
Aqeel is passionate about protecting the cultural heritage of his home. “I am a specialist in archaeology, and I deal with heritages and archaeological sites day in and day out. I see it as my duty to protect and record these endangered sites,” he explains.
As a curator with the National Heritage Institute (INP), Héla Mekki was surprised to discover that historic sites and monuments in this region were missing from archaeological maps of Tunisia.