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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53715-1218)
Keith N. Schoville (Project Director: June 1982 to present)

The Origins of Writing and the Alphabet

To support implementation of an exhibition on the origins and history of writing from primitive communications to the alphabet by presentation of more than one hundred original artifacts representing and describing graphic communications for ca. 6000 B.C. to the 4th century A.D.

Project fields:
Anthropology; Archaeology

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$150,000 (approved)
$150,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/1982 – 3/31/1986