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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

Dr. Amy Nicodemus awarded major NSF grant on the Bronze Age in Europe

May 13, 2019

Dr. Amy NicodemusAmy Nicodemus, Assistant Professor in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, was recently awarded $237,052 from the National Science Foundation for her grant: “Anka Siget: Investigating the Role of Secondary Centers in Complex Non-State Social Systems.”  These funds will support a multi-year excavation project at the major Bronze Age settlement Rabe Anka Siget, Serbia.  Her research will explore factors leading the emergence of complex societies in the European Bronze Age.  This project will also provide field and laboratory training to undergraduate students in an international setting.