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Detailed Project Description

General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
EG403
Project Name:
Gurob Harim Palace Survey
Project Description:
The Gurob Project is a preliminary study of the urban and funerary remains at the ‘harim town’ of Mi-wer (Gurob) in the Faiyum region.
Project Websites:
Project Sponsors:
The British Academy
the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology
Dates of Operation:
From: 2005     To: present
Project Languages:
English, Arabic
Metadata Sources:
project website

Geographical Data

Zone:
Eastern Mediterranean
Country:
Egypt
Province:
Al Fayyum
Location:
Al Fayyum
Ancient Regions:
Neklone

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
Ian Shaw
Address:
University of Liverpool
E-mail:
ishaw@liv.ac.uk
Phone / Fax:
phone:( 0151-794-2452 )
fax:( 0151-794-2226 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: Not Specified
Maximum: Not Specified
Project Area:
0 km2
Map Data Source:
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
Project Vertices:

Chronological Coverage

Period:
New Kingdom
Years:
From: BC 1500     To: BC 1100

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   (10 m x 10 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:
Magnetometry
Primary Questions:
What was the relationship between the site of Gurob and its landscape and environment?
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:




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