Ancient Merv Project


Our Research

UCL research at Merv and the collaborations that the project was able to establish became a model for region and many other research initiatives benefited from the project's research and capacity building work. Selective list of the project activities below indicate the diversity of the activities and specialists involved as part of the Ancient Merv Project. 

Research and Excavation
AHRC Ceramic Database
Training programme: finds conservation
Education Programme and Teacher's Handbook
Management Planning
Ancient Merv Open Day
Exploring medieval routes
Development of an Information Platform
Conservation of standing structures
Merv Interpretation Centre
Training Programme
Defensive walls of Sultan Kala