Project

Defining Urban Variation in Punic Carthage: Functional Analysis of the Bir Messaouda Assemblages

Duration
01 December 2013 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • Theory and methodology of archaeology
    • Other history and archaeology
Keywords
domestic Punic urbanism Carthage ritual Phoenician industrial
 
Project description

The Bir Messaouda excavations provide a novel opportunity to compare ritual, industrial, and

domestic phases within the same site. We will formulate theoretical parameters to distinguish

between material assemblages, not only from Carthage but also other contemporary sites in the

Central Mediterranean. These parameters