Who We Are

The Mount Ararat Discovery Foundation (MADF) is a North Carlina-based non-profit devoted to the scientific research and protection of sites and antiquities associated with the Mount Ararat Discovery. MADF operates in partnership with Turkish archaeologists and authorities licensed to investigate this important site. MADF sponsors scientific research, multi-regional archaeological surveys, together with scholarly studies relating to artifacts associated with this important site.

MADF sponsored activities include:

  1. Archaeological expeditions licensed by antiquities authorities.
  2. Establishment of institutions such as museums and laboratories devoted to the investigation and protection of the sites and antiquities associated with the Mount Ararat Discovery.
  3. Related scientific research published in peer-reviewed scientific publications.
  4. Preserving cultural heritage connected with the Mount Ararat Discovery through scholarly studies and publication.