Prehistoric and historic settlement patterns in western Cyprus (with a discussion of Cypriot Neolithic stone tool technology)

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Joel D. Gunn, Lecturer (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Intensive site survey in the Paphos District of western Cyprus indicates considerable variation in preferred settlement locus from the early Neolithic period to modern times. Settlement data for each major chronological period are summarized and related to factors of topography, elevation, available water, lithic sources, access to arable land, and potential for defence. Included is a discussion of Neolithic stone tool technology within the survey area.

Additional Information

Publication
World Archaeology 6(3), pp.339-364.
Language: English
Date: 1975
Keywords
Prehistory, History, Settlements, Environmental influences, Cyprus, Neolithic, Tools, Tool making