Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Forces of change: An event archaeological analysis of Iron-Age western Sicily
by McConnel, Sean, M.A., Northern Illinois University, 2012, 79; 1533344
Abstract (Summary)

An archaeological analysis of the Elymi, an Iron Age culture in Western Sicily. Using an "Event Archaeology" framework the process hybridization versus acculturation is examined. Agricultural practice, foreign exchange, and settlement pattern data are all reviewed to provide evidence regarding the transformation of Elymi during the Iron Age, circa 950-260 B.C.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Kolb, Michael J.
Commitee: Creamer, Winifred, Kusimba, Sibel B.
School: Northern Illinois University
Department: Anthropology
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 51/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Archaeology, European Studies
Keywords: Archaeology, Elymi, Event, Hellenization, Hybridization, Italy, Sicily
Publication Number: 1533344
ISBN: 978-1-267-90906-0
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