An Integrated Workflow for Dealing with Prehistoric Landscapes: Reconstructing Structures, Relationships, and Places

Laura Morabito

Veröffentlicht in: Bridging the Gap – Integrated Approaches in Landscape Archaeology
Jahr: 2015
Shortlink: edition-topoi.org/articles/details/878
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Abstract

Since uncertainty is part and parcel of archaeology, using the scientific method to reconstruct historical processes is an absolute priority. This is even truer for prehistoric contexts, where human traces on the territory are ephemeral and less invasive. Working on prehistoric landscapes presents the researcher with complex methodological issues that must be dealt with. GIS technology is a leading method of highlighting the elements that condition settlement choices; it clarifies the interaction among different types of sources and increases their informative potential. This contribution describes the methodological workflow we applied to deal with such issues through a case study of settlement strategies during the Bronze Age in Tuscany, Italy.

Autoren

Laura Morabito

Laura Morabito (PhD Siena, 2013), ist Gastwissenschaftlerin am UCL Qatar. Sie ist Co-Direktorin des “Crowded Desert survey”-Projektes, das sich mit den Dynamiken nomadischer Siedlungen und Mobilitätsstrategien beschäftigt. Ihre Forschungsschwerpunkte sind Landschaftsarchäologie, die Bronzezeit in Europa sowie GIS-Anwendungen in der Archäologie.


Citation

Laura Morabito, "An Integrated Workflow for Dealing with Prehistoric Landscapes: Reconstructing Structures, Relationships, and Places", in: Bridging the Gap – Integrated Approaches in Landscape Archaeology, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 4 (2015), 66–76
BibTeX
@article{Morabito2015,
  author = {Laura Morabito},
  title = {An Integrated Workflow for Dealing with Prehistoric Landscapes: Reconstructing Structures, Relationships, and Places},
  journaltitle = {Bridging the Gap – Integrated Approaches in Landscape Archaeology},
  pages = {66-76},
  series = {Berlin Studies of the Ancient World},
  date = {2015},
  publisher = {Exzellenzcluster 264 Topoi},
  location = {Berlin},
  url = {http://edition-topoi.org/articles/details/878},
  urldate = {2019-06-16},
  doi = {10.17171/5-4-5},
}