PALHIP - Program of Work

 

The PALHIP team undertook the following work during the 2012-2016 study seasons:

Sub-Project 1: The study of the artifacts recovered at the Villa Regina a Boscoreale, a mid-level farmhouse located 1.2 km to the NW of Pompeii that was excavated in its entirety by the Soprintendenza during the period 1979-1983 (undertaken during the 2012 and a large portion of the 2013 study seasons; data collection completed).

Sub-Project 2: The study of the artifacts from selected contexts at the Insula dei Casti Amanti, a block in Regio 9 of Pompeii that was subject to extensive excavation by the Soprintendenza during the period 1989-20012 (preliminary work undertaken during the final part of the 2013 study season; more extensive work to be undertaken in the future).

Sub-Project 3: The study of the artifacts from the Tower 8/Nola Gate area, a cluster of trash middens deposited against the outer  face of Pompeii's fortification wall that was excavated by a team from the Universitá Statele di Milano in 1978 (work undertaken during the  2014, 2015, and the final part of the 2016 study seasons; data collection completed).

Sub-Project 4: The study of the dolia from Region 1, Insula 22, a set of nine large storage containers exposed in excavations undertaken in a block in Regio 1 of Pompeii by the Soprintendenza during the 1980s (work undertaken during the 2014 and 2015 study seasons; data collection completed).

Sub-Project 5: The compositional analysis of pottery with manufacturing defects from the Tower 8/Nola Gate midden excavations (work undertaken collaboratively with the archaeometric research group at the Universitá di Napoli Federico Secondo directed by Vincenzo Morra beginnning during the 2015 study season; ongoing).

Sub-Project 6: The study of a selection off  the amphoras from Oplontis Villa B, a wine bottling/warehouse facility located ca. 1.5 km west of Pompeii that was excavated in its entirety by the Soprintendenza during the period 1978-1983 (work initiated during the 201t6 study season, ongoing).

For each of these study seasons the PALHIP team consisted of the following individuals:

2012: J. Theodore Peña, Caroline Cheung, Elizabeth Niespolo, Miguel Amador Iñiguez.  PALHIP 2012 Team

2013: J. Theodore Peña, Caroline Cheung, Gina Tibbott.  PALHIP 2013 Team

2014: J. Theodore Peña, Caroline Cheung, Gina Tibbott, Aaron Brown.  PALHIP 2014 Team

2015: J. Theodore Peña, Caroline Cheung, Gina Tibbott, Aaron Brown, Laure Marest-Caffey.  PALHIP 2015 Team

2016: J. Theodore Peña, Caroline Cheung, Aaron Brown, Laure Marest-Caffey.  PALHIP 2016 Team