Rutz Receives Grant to Digitally Preserve Syrian Tablets

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Program in Early Cultures Steering Committee member Matthew Rutz, an associate professor of Egyptology and Assyriology at Brown, a $166,632 grant to digitally preserve clay tablets that are important to Syria’s cultural heritage and will enable researchers to explore the country’s ancient history.  More details are available on the News at Brown website.