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Detailed Project Description

General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
RS225
Project Name:
Lower Morava Valley Project
Project Description:
"In 1977 Brooklyn College and the Beograd Narodni Muzej began a project of regional survey along the drainage of the Jasenica River..." Bankoff and Winter 1983 p203
Project Websites:

Project Sponsors:
Prof. Staff Congress-City U. of N.Y. Faculty Resea
National Science Foundation
National Geographic Society
National Endowment for the Humanities
Dates of Operation:
From: 1977     To: 1981
Project Languages:
English
Metadata Sources:
Bankoff and Winter 1983

Geographical Data

Zone:
Western Mediterranean
Country:
Serbia
Province:
Serbia
Location:
Serbia
Ancient Regions:
Dacia, Dardania

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
Frederick A. Winter
Address:
E-mail:
Phone / Fax:
Investigator Name:
Dusan Krshc
Address:
Narodni Muzej, Belgrade, Serbia
E-mail:
Phone / Fax:
Investigator Name:
H. Arthur Bankoff
Address:
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
E-mail:
abankoff@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Phone / Fax:
Investigator Name:
Mirjana Bankoff
Address:
Narodni Muzej, Belgrade, Serbia
E-mail:
Phone / Fax:

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: 50
Maximum: 150
Project Area:
0 km2
Map Data Source:
Bankoff and Winter 1982 p150; Google Earth
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
Project Vertices:

Chronological Coverage

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Years:
From:     To:
Period:
Early/Middle Bronze Age transition
Years:
From:     To:
Period:
eneolithic
Years:
From:     To:
Period:
Later Roman Empire
Years:
From:     To:
Period:
10th Century A.C.
Years:
From:     To:

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:
One of the main goals has been to obtain data to test hypotheses designed to explain settlement differences.
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:
Bankoff, H. Arthur; Winter, Frederick A. (1983), "The Lower Morava Valley Project", Keller, Donald R.; Rupp, David W., Archaeological Survey in the Mediterranean Area, BAR International Series, 155
Entry 2:
Bankoff, H. A.; Winter, F. A.; Greenfield, H. J. (1980), "Archaeological Survey in the Lower Morava Valley, Yugoslavia", Current Anthropology, 21, 268-269
Entry 3:
Bankoff, H. Arthur; Winter, Frederick A. (1982), "The Morava Valley Project in Yugoslavia: Preliminary Report, 1977-1980", Journal of Field Archaeology, 9, 149-164




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