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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205)
Robert H. Dyson (Project Director: October 1983 to present)
Society and Technology: Metallurgy in Ancient Mesopotamia

To provide continuing support for metallographic analysis of a sample of cop- per-based artifacts recovered from three sites in ancient Mesopotamia with the expectation of revealing patterns of variation in Sumerian use of alloys and of gaining new insights on the development of this metallurgy.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$50,228 (approved)
$50,228 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1984 – 9/30/1985