The course took place within the context of a program aimed at giving professional training to six technician from the Institut Nationale du Patrimonie de la Tunisie. The program was started in 1998 by the GCI, Getty Conservation Institute and the Institut National du Patrimonie de la Tunisie, and it was implemented by CCA, Centro di Conservazione Archeologica , Roma.
Didactic activities followed a “hands on” approach and the course was held in Utique, Tunisia, Maison de la Cascade.
Main topics covered in the course were documentation, traditional materials and in situ conservation techniques. The course was the first one of a series.
Teacher was Roberto Nardi, and course assistants Romana Albini and Marcella Orrù.