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Troodos archaeological and environmental survey project, Cyprus: report on the 2001 season

Given, M., Kassianidou, V., Knapp, A. B., and Noller, J. (2002) Troodos archaeological and environmental survey project, Cyprus: report on the 2001 season. Levant, 34 . pp. 25-38. ISSN 0075-8914

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Abstract

This report summarises the first field season of interdisciplinary field survey in the northern Troodos Mountains in Cyprus. The project’s overall objective is to integrate intensive archaeological and geomorphological survey with a range of other analytical techniques, in order to understand the relationship between human activity and the environment. Particular focuses of the 2001 season included an area of Roman copper production and habitation; the mountainous Asinou area during the Medieval to Modern periods; and the fertile Karkotis Valley with its long history of cultivation and settlement. All areas were examined in the context of survey transects sampling the broader landscape at all periods.

Item Type:Article (Other)
Keywords:Cyprus, survey, Bronze Age, Roman, Medieval, copper, mining
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Knapp, Prof A Bernard and Given, Dr Michael
Authors: Given, M., Kassianidou, V., Knapp, A. B., and Noller, J.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Journal Name:Levant
ISSN:0075-8914

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
416941Troodos archaeological and environmental survey project - interpreting the TAESP landscapeMichael GivenArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)ICT STRATEGY PRHU - ARCHAEOLOGY
282444Troodos Archaeological Survey Project - CyprusA Bernard KnappArts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB)14633/1HU - ARCHAEOLOGY