This project explored the relationship between the production and distribution of agricultural and metallurgical resources and the changing configurations of a complex society. They discuss the total social landscape, through spatial and social relationships and the dynamic interactions of people and their environment. They also identify and locate industrial sites, agricultural villages, and town centers.
resistivity, archaeometallurgy, radiocarbon dating
What was the human activity across the entire landscape in a regional context? What are/were the area's mineral, geological, and agricultural resources? What were the settlement hierarchies and their changes through time? What was the social and economic impact of mining and agriculture on the landscape?
-Refine intensive survey practices using GIS, geomorphology and satellite imagery