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Detailed Project Description

General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
CY177
Project Name:
Kent State University Episkopi Area Survey
Project Description:
[A summer survey that intended] to determine whether the MC and LC IA settlements at Phaneromeni were typical communities for the south coast region and aimed to establish their relationships with contemporary sites. (Swiny 2004, p. 56)
Project Websites:

Project Sponsors:
Kent State University
Dates of Operation:
From: 1978     To: 1978
Project Languages:
English
Metadata Sources:
Swiny 2004

Geographical Data

Zone:
Eastern Mediterranean
Country:
Cyprus
Province:
Location:
Episkopi Bay
Ancient Regions:

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
Stuart Swiny
Address:
Dept. of Anthropology, SUNY Albany, 1400 Washington St., Albany, NY 12222
E-mail:
swiny@albany.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( (518) 442-3982 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: 0
Maximum: 400
Project Area:
0 km2
Map Data Source:
Swiny 2004; Google Earth
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
Project Vertices:

Chronological Coverage

Methodology

Approach:
Extensive
Intensive
Systematic
Non-Systematic
Site Survey
Siteless Survey
Diachronic
Temporally Bounded
Spatial Sampling (off-site):
Full Coverage
Random Sample
Stratified Random Sample
Deliberate Sample
Fieldwalker Spacing
 (average width = 0  m)
No Regular Fieldwalking
Artifact Collection:
Total
Sample
Diagnostic
Grab
Click
Pick
Counting
Weighing
Collection Unit:
Tract   ( m x m)
Modern Field
Site
Transect
Structure
Scatter/Artifact
Geolocation:
Basemap more detailed than 1:10K
GPS Uncorrected
Basemap 1:10K to 1:50K
GPS Differentially Corrected
Basemap less detailed than 1:50K
GIS
Other:

Special Studies

Artifacts:
Architecture
Ceramics
Lithics
Coins
Metal
Glass
Terracotta
epigraphy
Iconography
Environment:
Geology
Geomorphology
Soil Studies
Stone/Mineral Resources
Hydrology
Climatology
Paleobotany
Dendrochronology
Faunal Osteology
Agriculture
People:
Ritual Studies
Mortuary Studies
Population Data
Ethnography/Ethnology
Written Resources
Cultural Resource Management
Remote Sensing:
Satellite Imagery
Aerial Photography
Geoprospection
Other:
Primary Questions:
What was the nature of each site? What environmental, agricultural, or social reasons seemed to have dictated site location?
Excavation:
NO

Environmental Parameters

Geology:
 Igneous
 Metamorphic
 Sedimentary
Geology Other:
Topography:
 Alluvial Plain
 Coastal Plain
 Continental Plain
 Delta
 Desert
 Gorge
 Hills
 Island
 Isthmus
 Lakeshore
 Mountains
 Peninsula
 Plateau
 River Valley
 Steppe
 Underwater
 Upland Basin
 Urban
 Wadi/Oued
 Wetlands
Topography Other:
Climate:
 Climatic Altitudes of Mountains
 Dry-summer Mediterranean
 Dry-summer Steppe
 Highly Oceanic
 Humid and warm summer
 Humid Steppe
 Oceanic
 Permanently Humid
 Semi-desert and Desert
 Steppe
 Sub-Oceanic
 Tropical Semi-desert and Desert
Climate Other:

Bibliography

Entry 1:
Swiny, Stuart (2004), "The role of intuitive and small scale surveys in landscape archaeology", Maria Iacovou, Archaeological Field Survey in Cyprus: Past History, Future Potentials, London, British School at Athens, 55-61
Entry 2:
Swiny, Stuart (1981), "Bronze Age settlement patterns in southwest Cyprus", Levant, 13, 51-87




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