Franchthi Cave and Paralia: Maps, Plans, and Sections

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Indiana University Press, 1987 - History - 33 pages
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"With the long-awaited publication of these three volumes we have the first thorough documentation of one of the most important prehistoric sites in the Mediterranean, that of Franchthi Cave in the Argolid Peninsula of Greece." --American Anthropologist

"... the archaeological and paleoenvironmental data from Franchthi Cave are unique in providing a site-specific record of the cultural responses to great environmental changes." --Quarterly Research

"Fascicle I is an introduction to the monograph series. It is complemented by a set of maps, plans, and profiles, most of them oversized, needed to match the scope of the project. The maps are of excellent quality... " --American Antiquity

This volume is an introduction to the series as well as the site and excavations. Its principal purpose is to provide a group of illustrations, many of them oversized, fundamental to the stratigraphic and environmental interpretation of the site.

 

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Contents

The Engineering Survey F A Cooper
10
Schematic Drawings of Cave Excavation Units
25
REFERENCES CITED
31
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Page 33 - Greece. Official Standard Names Approved by the US Board on Geographic Names. Office of Geography, Department of Interior, Washington, DC van Andel, Tj.

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About the author (1987)

Farrand, Professor of Geological Sciences at the Univ. of Michigan, has studied deposits in prehistoric caves and rock-shelters in France, Spain, Algeria, & most of the countries in the Near East. He is a spokesman for the field of geoarchaeology.

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