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Phasing the Kastro: Abandonment and the Archaeological Record
American Journal of Archaeology
  • Margaret S. Mook, Iowa State University
Document Type
Abstract
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
4-1-1996
Abstract

While the processes of settlement abandonment have been a topic of long-standing interest to anthropologists and archaeologists working in the American Southwest, their implications are seldom acknowledged by Aegeanists. On the Kastro in East Crete, a settlement inhabited from Late Minoan IIIC into the Archaic period, variations in artifact type, size, and distribution across the site have not been adequately explained, but may now be reassessed with respect to abandonment processes. Recognition of these processes affects the interpretation of remains associated with both abandonment and deposition resulting from nonabandonment behavior, and also provides criteria for phasing.

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This is an abstract from American Journal of Archaeology 100 (1996): 353. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner
Archaeological Institute of America
Language
en
Date Available
2015-04-24
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application/pdf
Citation Information
Margaret S. Mook. "Phasing the Kastro: Abandonment and the Archaeological Record" American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 100 Iss. 2 (1996) p. 353 - 353
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/margaret_mook/10/