PEPP - Authorization, Assistance and Funding

The Palatine East excavations were a collaborative initiative of the Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma and the American Academy in Rome carried out during the period 1988-1995 under the direction of Professor Eric Hostetter of the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign.  J. Theodore Peña (JTP) assumed responsibility for the study and publication of the Palatine East pottery assemblage in 1990.  The Palatine East Pottery Project was formally launched in 2001, with JTP as director and Victor M. Martínez (VMM) and Janne P. Ikäheimo (JPI) as associate directors.

PEPP has received various forms of assistance from numerous persons over the years.  The directors would like to single out in particular the assistance received from the following individuals:

Eric Hostetter, Kim Bowes, Elizabeth Fentress, Archer Martin, Clementina Panella, Archer St. Clair.

PEPP's operations have been made possible through crucial logistical support provided by the Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma, the American Academy in Rome and the Institutum Romanum Finlandiae. 

PEPP has received substantial funding from the following sources:

the University of California, Berkeley Mellon Foundation Digital Humanities at Berkeley Research Grant Program

the University of California, Berkeley, Committee on Research

the American Academy in Rome

the Finnish Academy

the National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Program

the Wenner-Gren Foundation Research Grants Program.

JTP, VMM and JPI would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to these individuals, institutions and organizations for their generous and crucial support of the project.