Archaeozoology: 2010 Aims

Friday, July 9, 2010

Introduction Animal remains will be collected in the trenches and in the sieves, and will be identified to species. Aims The aim of the research is to document the food procurement strategies of the inhabitants of the site (importance of domestic stock keeping, of hunting and of fishing), and to reconstruct the former environment. Methodology […]

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Archaeological Survey: 2010 Aims

Friday, July 9, 2010

Introduction In 2008 a new programme of intensive archaeological surveys in the outer reaches of the ancient territory of Sagalassos was initiated, with the aim of understanding how peripheral areas evolved through time, before, during and after they were annexed by regional centres. During the fieldwork seasons of 2008 and 2009 the Bereket Valley and […]

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Archaeological Studies: 2010 Aims

Friday, July 9, 2010

Pottery studies The territorial survey campaigns, as well as the intensive suburban and urban survey work, and the excavation programmes at Sagalassos and D?┬║zen Tepe, have resulted in the outline of ceramic production and use within the territory of ancient Sagalassos between the Iron Age and mid-Byzantine times. During the 2010 campaign, the general aim […]

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Anthropobiology: 2010 Aims

Friday, July 9, 2010

Introduction Anthropobiology is based on the determination of the biological features of past and present human individuals/populations in order to reconstruct their origin, history and evolution. Aims The aims of the anthropo-biological work that will take place during the 2010 campaign in Sagalassos will be to analyze the biological features of the human remains, especially […]

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Ancient DNA Research: 2010 Aims

Friday, July 9, 2010

Introduction Ancient DNA research provides the possibility to study the environment and history of past human populations by the analysis of DNA from biological archaeological finds such as animal, human and botanical remains. Aims It is our aim to provide complementary data to the research performed by other disciplines in Sagalassos such as the pottery […]

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