"The SRAP has designed a multi-disciplinary program of field survey and limited excavation. The project methodology uses intensive field walking, geophysical surveying, soil augering, pollen analysis and sondage excavation." Project Website. It is "examining trends in prehistoric land-use and settlement patterns in southeastern Europe." Bailey e.a. 1999
Sondage excavation; Micromorphology; Radiocarbon dating
Why did people make the shift from modile, semi-sedentary life using pit-dwellings to the more permanent, substantial village based communities?
Why did these people decide that burying their dead with sensational quantities of "goodies" was necessary?