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General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
GR346
Project Name:
Mt. Lykaion Survey
Project Description:
An interdisciplinary team seeks to combine survey and excavation to learn more about the Pan-Hellenic sanctuary at Mt. Lykaion.
Project Websites:
Project Sponsors:
Thirty-Ninth Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology a
University of Arizona
The Karabots Foundation
The Samuel H. Kress Foundation
October Films, UK
Dates of Operation:
From: 2004     To: 2010
Project Languages:
English
Metadata Sources:
project websites
Romano 2005

Geographical Data

Zone:
Eastern Mediterranean
Country:
Greece
Province:
Peloponnisos
Location:
Peloponnisos
Ancient Regions:
Arcadia
Zeus Lykaios
Lykosoura

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
David Gilman Romano
Address:
University of Pennsylvania Museum
E-mail:
dromano@sas.upenn.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( 215 898 4437 )
fax:( 215 573 2906 )
Investigator Name:
Andrew Insua
Address:
University of Pennsylvania
E-mail:
ainsua@sas.upenn.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( 215 898 4437 )
fax:( 215 573 2906 )
Investigator Name:
Thomas Fenn
Address:
University of Arizona Department of Anthropology
E-mail:
tfenn@email.arizona.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( 520 621 2846 )
fax:( 520 621 2088 )
Investigator Name:
Mary Voyatzis
Address:
E-mail:
mev@email.arizona.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( 520-621-3446 )
fax:( 520-621-3678 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: 1119
Maximum: 1383
Project Area:
0 km2
Map Data Source:
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
None
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   (0 m x 0 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:
Excavation:
YES

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:
Romano, D.G. (2005), "A New Topographical and Architectural Survey of the Sanctuary of Zeus on Mt. Lykaion", Ostby, E., Ancient Arcadia: Papers from the Third International Seminar on Ancient Arcadia, Held at the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 7-10 May 2002, Athens, 381-396




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