Project

The Laurion revisited: Archaeo-topographical issues of ore-washeries and their watersupply systems in the silver-processing workshops of Attica

Duration
01 January 2010 → 31 December 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • Theory and methodology of archaeology
    • Other history and archaeology
  • Engineering and technology
    • Geomatic engineering
Keywords
archaeo-topography metallurgy watersupply
 
Project description

This doctoral research proposal focuses on the Laurion in Attica. The aim is to try to shed light on the metallurgical activities in the area by presenting an overall view of the arcaeological structures. By this, the intern and extern organisation of the silverindustry will be exposed. Specific attention shall be paid on the watersupply systems of the silver-processing workshops.