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Reports on the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 2: The Settlement History of the Vrokastro Area and Related Studies

Author(s): Barbara J. Hayden

Year: 2004

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Data gathered through systematic survey detail the settlement history of the Vrokastro region from the Final Neolithic period through the early part of the twentieth century. Each period is introduced by an environmental pattern for the settlement, with a brief summary of project methodology and goals, a description of the regional topography and botany, and a synopsis of the regional topography and hydrology. The penultimate chapter and conclusions present a summary of the regional settlement history, growth, demographics, and a prospectus concerning future work in the Vrokastro region.

An accompanying CD includes six appendices—Survey Methodology, Catalogue of Chipped and Ground Stone Implements, Agricultural and Demographic Tables, the Agricultural Year in the Vrokastro Area, Panaghia Phaneromeni Documentation, and the Holocene Evolution of the Istron Area, Mirabello—tables, and a chart on epigraphical data.

Other contributing scholars: H.M.C. Dierckx, G. Harrison, J. Moody, G. Postma, C. Rackham, and A.B. Stallworth.

Barbara J. Hayden is Senior Research Specialist in the Mediterranean Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

520 pages, 83 illustrations.


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Reports on the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 2: The Settlement History of the Vrokastro Area and Related Studies. Barbara J. Hayden. University Museum Monograph ,119. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 2004 ( tDAR id: 376594)


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min long: 25.656; min lat: 34.992 ; max long: 25.928; max lat: 35.213 ;

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Contact(s): University of Pennsylvania Press Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Contributor(s): Heidi Dierckx ; George W. M. Harrison ; Jennifer Moody ; George Postma ; Oliver Rackham ; Allaire B. Stallsmith


Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America