The University of Chicago Chronicle reports that three Humanities Division faculty members have been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
McGuire Gibson, Professor in the Oriental Institute and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, was awarded a $200,000 NEH Collaborative Research Grant to publish the five remaining archaeological monographs of the ancient Sumerian city of Nippur.
Nadine Moeller, Assistant Professor of Egyptian Archaeology in the Oriental Institute, was awarded a $50,000 NEH Digital Humanities Start Up Grant to develop new digital imaging techniques at the Tell Edfu site in southern Egypt.
Matt Stolper, the John A. Wilson Professor in the Oriental Institute and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, was awarded a $350,000 NEH Preservation and Access Grant to continue the recording of the Persepolis Fortification Archive.
For more information, read the entire Chronicle article here.