Bayhan Museum to document antiquities [Archives:2007/1025/Local News]
SANA'A. Feb. 13 ) A team from the General Organization of Antiquities, Museum & Manuscripts has been assigned to Bayhan museum in Shabua to document historical pieces that are related to the Shaiba and Qataban periods. The process of documenting began on Jan., 27, and will last 25 days, according to Ahmed Shuja'a Al-Dean, the general director of the museum.
The team headed by Ahmed Shuja'a Al-Dean, consists of 17 members: Five of them are archaeologists, and the others are technicians and workers.
“We are going to record all the data for each piece on a card attached to the item along with a picture. Then, we are going to archive them as hard copies as well as on the computer. This data will be only for the General Organization of Antiquities, Museum & Manuscripts and Bayhan Museum,” said Shuja'a Al-Dean.
The team is about to finish documenting all antiques.
“”About 1063 ancient pieces have been documented