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Detailed Project Description

General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
IT37
Project Name:
Magliano Area Survey
Project Description:
A study of settlement history in an area with similar natural conditions, but presumably a different ethnic, political and social history, than the Ager Cosanus.
Project Websites:

Project Sponsors:

Dates of Operation:
From: 1978     To: 1980
Project Languages:
English
Metadata Sources:
Dyson 1981

Geographical Data

Zone:
Western Mediterranean
Country:
Italy
Province:
Abruzzi
Location:
San Donato
Ancient Regions:
Cosa, Heba

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
Edward Bace
Address:
University of Michigan
E-mail:
bace@umich.edu
Phone / Fax:
Investigator Name:
Theodore Pena
Address:
State University of New York at Buffalo
E-mail:
tpena@acsu.buffalo.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( 716-645-2154 x105 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: 25
Maximum: 50
Project Area:
24 km2
Map Data Source:
Google Earth, publication description (Dyson 1981 pg. 270)
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   (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:
How do settlement patterns vary based on the politics, ethnics, and social histories of an area?
Excavation:
NO

Environmental Parameters

Geology:
 Igneous
 Metamorphic
 Sedimentary
Geology Other:
limestone
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:
interfluvial terrace and floodplain
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:
Dyson, Stephen L. (1981), "Settlement Reconstruction in the Ager Cosanus and the Albegna Valley: Wesleyan University Research, 1975-1979", Barker, G.; Hodges, R., Archaeology and Italian Society: prehistoric, Roman and medieval, BAR International Series 102




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