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Settlement and cemetery in and around Katydhata village: from prehistory to the Roman era

Boutin, A., Knapp, A., Banks, I., Given, M., and Horowitz, M. (2003) Settlement and cemetery in and around Katydhata village: from prehistory to the Roman era. Cyprus Department of Antiquities: Report . pp. 335-349. ISSN 0070-2374

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Abstract

The Troodos Archaeological and Environmental Survey Project has conducted two full seasons (2001, 2002) of interdisciplinary field survey in Cyprus. Our overall objective is to understand better the relationship between human activity and the total natural and social environment in this insular setting. We do this through fully integrated, intensive archaeological and geomorphological survey, utilising a range of other analytical techniques and approaches (geobotany, satellite imagery, GIS/Geographic Information Systems, archaeometallurgy, geophysical survey, etc.). This paper reports on some very specific results of the first two seasons’ fieldwork, at the same time outlining our methodology and approach to regional survey archaeology. In particular, we consider the results of our fieldwork in and around the village of Katydhata, especially as they affect our understanding of Bronze Age and Iron Age settlement and mortuary patterning in the prehistoric and early historic Cypriot landscape.

Item Type:Article (Other)
Keywords:Cyprus, Bronze Age, settlement, landscape, survey
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s):Knapp, Prof A Bernard and Given, Dr Michael
Authors: Boutin, A., Knapp, A., Banks, I., Given, M., and Horowitz, M.
Subjects:C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Journal Name:Cyprus Department of Antiquities: Report
ISSN:0070-2374

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
282444Troodos Archaeological Survey Project - CyprusA Bernard KnappArts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB)14633/1HU - ARCHAEOLOGY