Digital Humanities: Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants

Period of Performance

3/1/2008 - 9/30/2009

Funding Totals

$25,000.00 (approved)
$25,000.00 (awarded)

Virtual Vault

FAIN: HD-50306-08

Arizona Board of Regents (Tucson, AZ 85721-0073)
Douglas W. Gann (Project Director: October 2007 to April 2008)
Davison Packard Koenig (Project Director: April 2008 to April 2010)

Electronic access to the world's largest collection of whole pottery vessels from the American Southwest through digital renderings of Arizona State University's Pottery Vault and relevant prehistoric archaeological sites as well as interviews with anthropologists, conservators, and Native American potters.

This project will develop an alpha level test for an interactive artifact browser to share the ceramics of the Arizona State Museum with educational, academic and public audiences. This application is filed under the National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Start Up grants program.