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Archaeological Survey

  • Greece
  • Peloponnese
  • Messenia
  • Pylos-Nestoras


  • "To investigate, primarily through the techniques of surface survey, the history of prehistoric and historic settlement and land use in western Messenia."

Project Dates

  • 1991 - 1997

Other Comments

  • Palelbotanical;Geophysical;Electromagnetic/Resistivity;Radiocarbon dating
  • Intensive survey around the palace of Nestor designed to encompass another nearby early Mycenean center, a Greco-Roman urban site, and its hinterland, and a medieval village; Systematic investigation of areas adjacent to palace; Inventory surveys of already known prehistoric and historic sites in the area including reexaminations; Systematic collection of surface finds and mapping the area.

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