Survey started in Haa Dhaal

Concurrent with the completion of work in Haa Alif, the Maldives Heritage Survey will soon begin work in Haa Dhaal Atoll (South Tiladhumathee). After formerly presenting the project to the Atoll Council in Kulhudhuffushi, our field survey work commenced on Vaikaradhoo, where we were also welcomed warmly by the Island Council.

Building upon previous research and guidance by members of the local community, the MHS Field Team has begun exploring the island to establish a list of sites for systematic documentation.

These include the remains of structures from a broad span of Maldivian history stretching from the pre-Islamic period to the early twentieth century.