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Detailed Project Description

General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
IT33
Project Name:
Li Castelli (San Pancrazio Salentino)
Project Description:
As part of the larger Brindisino Project, focused on the identification and interpretation of the character and distribution of minor rural settlements.
Project Websites:

Project Sponsors:
Ministero dei Beni Culturali
Dutch Foundation for History, Archaeology and Art
Dutch Institute in Rome
Vrije Universteit of Amsterdam
Dates of Operation:
From: 1990     To: 2003
Project Languages:
Dutch
English
Metadata Sources:
Burgers 1998

Geographical Data

Zone:
Western Mediterranean
Country:
Italy
Province:
Puglia
Location:
Puglia
Ancient Regions:
Messapii, Calabria

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
G.-j. L.m. Burgers
Address:
Vrije Universiteit; The Netherlands
E-mail:
gjl.burgers@let.vu.nl
Phone / Fax:
phone:( ++31-20-5986371 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: 45
Maximum: 60
Project Area:
1.5 km2
Map Data Source:
publication maps (Burger 1998); project website; Google Earth
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
Project Vertices:

Chronological Coverage

Period:
Iron Age
Years:
From: BC 1000     To: BC 600
Period:
Archaic/Classical
Years:
From: BC 600     To: BC 325
Period:
Early Hellenistic
Years:
From: BC 375     To: BC 290
Period:
late Republican/Imperial
Years:
From: BC 275     To: BC 100

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 = 4.60074  m)
No Regular Fieldwalking
Artifact Collection:
Total
Sample
Diagnostic
Grab
Click
Pick
Counting
Weighing
Collection Unit:
Tract   (7.18376 m x 7.18376 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:
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:
Burgers, G.-J.L.M. (1998), "The Survey at Li Castelli (San Pancrazio Salentino)", Constructing Messapian Landscapes, Amsterdam, J.C. Gieben, 129-160




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