Ancient Studies Assistant Professor Michael F. Lane wins $40,000 in Grants from the Institute of Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)
Dr. Michael F. Lane, Assistant Professor of Ancient Studies at UMBC, and his co-investigator, Dr. Eleni Kountouri, Director of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities at the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, have been awarded $40,000 in grants from the Institute of Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP) to conduct field work around the Kopaic Basin in central Greece. INSTAP awarded Drs. Lane and Kountouri $20,000 for the 2017 season and took the extraordinary measure of pledging another $20,000 for the 2018 season. In addition to an international group of specialists, Dr. Lane will be bringing nine UMBC undergraduates and a UMBC alumnus to assist him in his fieldwork in summer 2017.