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Omima Abd el-Rahman Mohammed

National Corporation for Antiquities & Museums (NCAM)


Country: Sudan

ITP Year: 2015


Omima Abd el-Rahman Mohammed is an archaeologist specialising in stone tools and ceramics, particularly Kerma pottery from Northern Sudan, 2400 – 1500 BC. She works in the Documentation Section at the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums, where she is tasked with object registration and cataloguing.

Omima also undertakes fieldwork at the Elsalah archaeological site, south of Omdurman, which is one of the richest sites for pre-history in central Sudan.

At the British Museum
While attending the International Training Programme in 2015, Omima was based in the Department of Egypt and Sudan. Her UK Partner placement was spent at The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire, and University of Nottingham Museum.

In 2015 participants were asked to plan and propose a temporary exhibition based on the physical space and concept of the Asahi Shimbun Displays in Room 3 at the British Museum.  Omima’s exhibition project proposal was entitled The Potters’ Craft: Handmade Ceramics from Ancient Sudan.

Omima’s place on the International Training Programme was generously supported by the Aall Foundation.

Legacy projects
In October 2018 Omima attended the ITP+ Course on Museum Interpretation in Aswan. Fellows and colleagues from Egypt, Sudan and around the world listened to interpretation case studies and participated in project work, sessions on label & panel writing and panel discussions on audience surveys and evaluations. The course was hosted by the Nubia Museum.