» Subscribe Today!
More of what you want to know.
The Daily News
X

Forgot your password?
Skip Navigation LinksHome >
VOL. 129 | NO. 132 | Wednesday, July 09, 2014

University of Memphis Gets Grant for Study of Artifacts

AP

Print | Front Page | Email this story | Comments ()

MEMPHIS (AP) – The University of Memphis says three of its professors have received a National Park Service grant to study ancient Native American artifacts.

The university said Monday that it has received a $40,000 grant from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, a program of the National Park Service.

The grant will allow University of Memphis professors Ryan Parish, David Dye and Ying Sing Li to analyze artifacts from central Tennessee. The goal is to understand how people used stone resources and adapted to warmer climates.

The university says the research team is developing new technologies that can identify where Native Americans got their stone resources. The data then can be used to record past migrations and identify how this may have changed over time with stabilizing climate conditions.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Sign-Up For Our Free Email Edition
Get the news first with our daily email


 
Blog News, Training & Events
RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 98 312 11,432
MORTGAGES 149 386 14,289
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 2,278
BUILDING PERMITS 144 693 24,727
BANKRUPTCIES 60 244 8,676
BUSINESS LICENSES 11 93 3,864
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 79 453 13,909
MARRIAGE LICENSES 9 70 3,101

Weekly Edition

Issues | About

The Memphis News: Business, politics, and the public interest.