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University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Wilhelmina F. Jashemski (Project Director: February 1972 to present)

The Gardens of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae

Continued excavation and study will result in a book that will discuss the hundred of gardens preserved by Vesuvius. While NEH grantee, Mrs. Jashemski made significant discoveries that revolutionize commonly held ideas about ancient cities. (Her discoveries indicate that the area surrounding Pompeii was used for agrarian purposes, not idustrial purposes as commonly believed).

Project fields:
History, General

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,652 (approved)
$20,652 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/1972 – 5/31/1973