"The Rough Cilicia Archaeological Survey team has attempted to map and to record evidence of past human existence in Western Rough Cilicia while disturbing none of the indicators of that existence." --http://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/~rauhn
What does the archaeological evidence tell us about the Cilician pirates? To understand the landscape ecology of the region. At what approximate time did the forestry resources western Rough Cilicia beging to be exploited? To understand the chronology of human occupation of western Rough Cilicia.