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General Information

ID (CGMA ID):
TR167
Project Name:
The Rough Cilicia Archaeological Survey Project
Project Description:
"The Rough Cilicia Archaeological Survey team has attempted to map and to record evidence of past human existence in Western Rough Cilicia while disturbing none of the indicators of that existence." --http://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/~rauhn
Project Websites:
Project Sponsors:
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Hickerson Instruments Co.
Purdue University
National Science Foundation
American Research Institute in Turkey
Dates of Operation:
From: 1996     To: present
Project Languages:

Metadata Sources:
http://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/~rauhn

Geographical Data

Zone:
Eastern Mediterranean
Country:
Turkey
Province:
Location:
Alanya district of the Antalya province
Ancient Regions:
Western Cilicia

Principal Investigators

Investigator Name:
Nicholas Rauh
Address:
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literature, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
E-mail:
rauhn@purdue.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( +1 (765) 496-6079 )
fax:( +1 (765) 496-1700 )
Investigator Name:
Luann Wandsnider
Address:
Dept. of Anthropology, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0368 USA
E-mail:
lwandsnider1@unl.edu
Phone / Fax:
phone:( +1 (402) 472-8873 )
fax:( +1 (765) 496-1700 )

Project Map

Elevation Range:
Minimum: 0
Maximum: 1650
Project Area:
414.5 km2
Map Data Source:
http://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/~rauhn/gismap/imap6/index.html; Google Earth
Google™ Earth File:
Project Location:
Project Vertices:

Chronological Coverage

Period:
Pre-Roman--Modern
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 = 20  m)
No Regular Fieldwalking
Artifact Collection:
Total
Sample
Diagnostic
Grab
Click
Pick
Counting
Weighing
Collection Unit:
Tract   (100 m x 100 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:
Maritime Survey(side-scan sonar and visual)

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:
Landscape ecology
Primary Questions:
What does the archaeological evidence tell us about the Cilician pirates? To understand the landscape ecology of the region. At what approximate time did the forestry resources western Rough Cilicia beging to be exploited? To understand the chronology of human occupation of western Rough Cilicia.
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:
Wandsnider, LuAnn (2004), "Artifact, Landscape, and Temporality in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeological Landscape Studies", Athanassopoulos, E.;Wandsnider, L., Mediterranean Archaeological Landscapes, Current Issues, Philadelphia, U. Penn. Museum, 69-80
Entry 2:
Rauh, N.K. (2003), Merchants, Sailors, and Pirates in the Roman World, Stroud, Tempus Press
Entry 3:
Rauh, N.K.;Wandsnider, L. (2002), "Uncovering the Secrets of Ancient Turkey", Imaging Notes, 17, 23-25
Entry 4:
Rauh, N.K.;Slane, K.W. (2000), "Amphora Production in Western Rough Cilicia", Journal of Roman Archaeology, 13, 319-330
Entry 5:
Rauh, N.K.0, "Who Were the Cilician Pirates?", Stuart Swiney, R.L., Res Maritimae: Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean from Prehistory to Late Antiquity
Entry 6:
Bean, George;Miford, Terrence (1970), Journeys in Rough Cilicia, 1964-1968, Wien, Graz, Bohlau in Komm.
Entry 7:
Rauh, N.K. (1997), "Who Were the Cilician Pirates?", Stuart Swiney, R.L., Res Maritimae: Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean from Prehistory to Late Antiquity, American Schools of Oriental Research Archaeological Reports, 4, Atlanta GA, Scholars Press, 263-283
Entry 8:
Wandsnider, L.A. (2004), "Solving the Puzzle of the Archaeological Labyrinth: Time Perspectivism in Mediterranean Surface Archaeology", Alcock, S.E.; Cherry, J.F., Side-by-Side Survey. Comparative Regional Studies in the Mediterranean World, Oxford, Oxbow, 49-62
Entry 9:
Caner, H.; Rauh, N.K.; Wandsnider, L.A. (2004), "The Palynological Analysis of Surface Samples from the Western Rough Cilicia", Istanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management and Department of Geography, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Earth System Sciences, 2004, Istanbul Turkey, Istanbul, 139-145
Entry 10:
Rauh, N. (2004), "Pirated Knock-Offs. Cilician Imitations of Internationally Traded Amphoras", Eiring, J.; Lund, J., Transport Amphorae and Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean. Acts of the International Colloquium at the Danish Institute at Athens, Sept. 26-29, 2002, Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens, 5, Athens, Danish Institute at Athens, 329-336
Entry 11:
Townsend, R.F.; Hoff, M.C. (2004), "Monumental Tomb Architecture in Western Rough Cilicia", Jahreshefte des Österreichisches Archäologisches Instituts in Wien, 73, Wien, 251-280
Entry 12:
Rauh, N.K.; Wandsnider, L.A. (2003), Daglik Kilikiya Yüzey Arastirma Projesi: 2001 Sezonu Raporu, Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi 2. Cilt (Ankara, 2002), Ankara, 213-224
Entry 13:
Rauh, N.K.; Wandsnider, L.A. (2002), Daglik Kilikiya Yüzey Arastirma Projesi: 2000 Sezonu Raporu, Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi 2. Cilt (28 Mayis - 01 Haziran 2001, Ankara), Ankara, 45-56
Entry 14:
Rauh, N.K. (2001), Daglik Kilikiya Yüzey Arastirma Projesi: 1998 ve 1999 Raporlari, Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi 2. Cilt (22-26 Mayis 2000, Izmir), Ankara, 259-272
Entry 15:
Rauh, N.K. (1999), Daglik Kilikiya Yüzey Arastirma Projesi: 1997 Sezonu Raporu, Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi I. Cilt (25-29 Mayis 1998, Tarsus), Ankara, 339-348




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