The Mediterranean Archeological Trust (MAT) is pleased to announce that it awarded 19 grants to the following worthy projects in 2019:

  1. A Minoan Antique: A Protopalatial Seal in an Early Iron Age Votive Deposit (Anavlochos, Crete) – Lead Researcher: Dr Florence Gaignerot-Driessen. For more information about the project, see the project’s blog site, their Facebook group and their Twitter account; for more information about the Lead Researcher, click here.
  2. Archaeometric analyses of metal finds from prehistoric Thorikos (Lavreotiki, Greece) – phase 1: pXRF analyses – Lead Researcher: Dr Sylviane Dederix. For more information about the project, click here; for more information about the Lead Researcher, click here.
  3. Ayios Vasilios near Sparta/Laconia: The Early Bronze Age – Lead Researcher: Dr Vasco Hachtmann.
  4. Chipped Stone from the Neolithic Site of Varemeni Goulon, Northern Greece: Raw Material Exploitation, Production Techniques, and Tool Use – Lead Researcher: Dr Odysseas Kakavakis.   
  5. Clay Documents from Petsas House, Mycenae – Lead Researcher: Dr Lynne Kvapil. For more information about the Researcher, see her Academia.edu page, University page, or click here.
  6. Defining the occupation of Sant’ Ippolito (Sicily) during the Bronze Age: Integrating archaecometric analyses with new radiocarbon dates – Lead Researcher: Mr Gianpiero Caso. For more information about the project, click here.
  7. Exploring the multiple dimension of Cetina pottery. The tumuli at Brnjica and Poljakuše (Dalmatia – HR), in the context of the Early Bronze Age Central Mediterranean – Researchers: Dr Maja Gori and Dr. Giulia Recchia. For more information about the Researchers, see their profiles here and here.
  8. Final phase of study of the wall paintings from Mycenaean Thebes (1998 excavations) – Lead Researcher: Mr Nikos Sepetzoglou.
  9. Juktas Vol. I: The Middle Minoan III Building Complex at Alonaki – Lead Researcher: Dr Alexandra Karetsou.  
  10. Mali Dol – The Late Bronze Age necropolis – Lead Researcher: Dr Aleksandra Papazovska. For more information about the project, click here; for more information about the Researcher, click here.
  11. Motya. Final Report of the excavations carried out by Vincenzo Tusa in the so-called Luogo di Arsione (1970-1972, 1974) – Lead Researcher: Dr Adriano Orsingher. For more information about the Researcher, click here.
  12. Past and Present Fishing in the Aliakmon River: Exploring the Function of Notched Cobbles – Lead Researcher: Dr Anna Stroulia.
  13. The Archaic Cemetery of Motya. Vol. 1. Final Report of five excavation seasons (2013-17) undertaken by the University of Palermo expedition on the island of San Pantaleo, Marsala (Sicily) – Lead Researcher: Dr Paola Sconzo. For more information about the project, click here; for more information about the Researcher, click here or here.
  14. The Khirbet Ghozlan Excavation Project: investigating Bronze Age olive horticulture in the Jordan Valley Escarpment – Lead Researcher: Dr James Fraser. For more information about the project, click here; for more information about the Researcher, click here.
  15. The Late Bronze Age Tholos Tombs at Pteleon, Thessaly, Greece : Preparation of publication of the archaeological material – Lead Researcher: Dr Dimitra Rousioti. For more information about the Researcher, click here.
  16. The Middle Bronze Age at Zincirli Höyük (Turkey): Study and publication of the ceramics assemblage from Area 2. Year 2 – Lead Researcher: Dr Sebastiano Soldi. For more information about the project, click here; for more information about the Researcher, click here.
  17. The Middle Neolithic pottery workshop at ‘Magoula Rizava, western Thessaly, central Greece – Lead Researcher: Dr Athanasia Krahtopoulou. For more information about the project, click here or here; for more information about the Researcher, click here.
  18. The Palace and the Town at MM IIB Phaistos: The house to the west of the Middle West Court – Lead Researcher: Dr Ilaria Caloi. For more information about the Researcher, click here.
  19. Typological reassessment of the Middle Bronze Age ceramic assemblage from Cozzo del Pantano necropolis (Siracusa, Sicily) – Lead Researcher: Mr Paolo Trapani. For more information about the Researcher, see his Linkedin profile, Facebook page or Academia.edu page.

Congratulations to all our grantees.

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