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University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL 60607-3320)
Elizabeth Gebhard (Project Director: 02/01/1978 to present)

Materials Analysis of Artifacts from Isthmia

To examine the artifacts at the Isthmian sanctuary of Poseidon so as to determine the materials used and method of manufacture; to conduct a surface inspection of the Isthmos to determine sources of raw materials and evidence of regional industrial activity; and to compare the artifacts with similar objects from Corinth, which was the controlling city for Isthmia, in order to explore the organization of a major Greek sanctuary and the extent to which it was dependent on the controlling city for its goods and services.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$12,500 (approved)
$12,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1978 – 12/31/1979