Grants

Australian Research Council – Discovery Early Career Research Award (2018-2020) “Strategic resources and human cooperation in the rise of social complexity in southeastern Arabia” (J. Lehner – PI, M.J. Harrower – Collaborator, A. Herries – Collaborator, D. Jacob – Collaborator, S. Nathan – Collaborator, I. Dumitru – Collaborator) $384,983 AUS.

National Science Foundation (2019) “Acquisition of a Laser-Ablation System for Trace Element Mapping and Large-N Geochronology by Inductively-Coupled-Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)” (D. Viete – PI, M.L. Gomes – Co-PI, M.J. Harrower – Co-PI, W.R. Nelson – Co-PI, E. Smith – Co-PI) $216,504 USD.

Johns Hopkins University – Space@Hopkins (2017-2018) “Detecting Archaeological Sites and Raw Material Sources in Satellite Imagery” (M. Harrower – PI, D. Viete – Collaborator, Brice Ménard – Collaborator, Benjamin Zaitchik – Collaborator, Carey Priebe – Collaborator) $24,953 USD.

Johns Hopkins University – Catalyst Award (2017-2018) “Trade, Civilization, and Spatial Archaeology: Mapping Ancient Copper and Chlorite Trade Networks” (M. Harrower – PI) $74,943 USD.

Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaborations (SPARC) (2017) “Mapping the Iron Age Metalworking Site of As-Safah (Oman)” (M. Harrower – PI, F. Wiig – Co-PI, I.A. Dumitru – Co-PI)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (2013-2017) “Satellite Remote Sensing of Ancient Water Availability and Irrigation: A Comparative Study of Complex Societies in Oman and Ethiopia” (M. Harrower – PI, B. Zaitchik – Collaborator, M. Anderson – Collaborator) $288,441 USD.

National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration Grant (2016) “Beita Semati and the Empire of Aksum: Political and Religious Change at an African Crossroads” (M. Harrower – PI, C. Perlingieri – Co-PI, I.A. Dumitru – Co-PI) $24,865 USD.

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) (2016) “Using SAR to identify and map subsurface archaeological features in arid environments” ALOS-2 Research Proposal (Frances Wiig, PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales).

Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (2015) “Ingenuity in the Oasis: An Examination of Early Bronze Age Agricultural Communities in Oman” (Smiti Nathan, PhD Candidate, New York University) $12,595 USD.

German Aerospace Center (DLR) (2015) “Using SAR to Identify and Map Subsurface Archaeology in a Desert Environment” (Frances Wiig, PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales)

Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Cotsen Excavation Grant (2015) “Beita Semati and the Empire of Aksum: Political and Religious Change at an African Crossroads” (M. Harrower – PI, C. Perlingieri – Co-PI) $25,000 USD.

British Foundation for the Study of Arabia (2014) “Using L-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar to detect subsurface archaeological remains” (Frances Wiig, PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales)

Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation, University of Sydney (2014) “The Archaeological Water Histories of Oman Project” (Frances Wiig, PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales)

Deans Undergraduate Research Award (DURA), Johns Hopkins University (2012) “Remote Sensing with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Archaeology in Oman” (Wolfgang Alders, Johns Hopkins University)