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|Title:||Rural Malta : first results of the joint Belgo-Maltese survey project|
|Authors:||Docter, Roald F.|
Vella, Nicholas C.
Dapper, Martin De
Maraoui Telmini, Boutheina
Ruiz i Cano, Xavier
Van de Put, Winfred
|Keywords:||Archaeological surveying -- Malta|
Archaeological site location -- Malta
Malta -- History -- Phoenician and Punic period, 8th century B.C.-218 B.C.
Carthaginians -- Malta
Olive oil mills -- Malta
|Citation:||Docter, R. F. et al. (2012). Rural Malta : first results of the joint Belgo-Maltese survey project. BABESCH, 87, 107-149.|
|Abstract:||The paper presents the first interdisciplinary results of a joint survey project in the north-west of Malta, with finds ranging from the Prehistoric till the Early Modern period. Three permanently inhabited sites were encountered dating to at least the late 6th or early 5th century BCE, with a clearer attestation in the Hellenistic/Roman and Late Antique periods. The resulting reconstructed settlement pattern of the Phoenician/Punic period suggests a managed landscape that seems to be a good reflexion of what is happening in North Africa and elsewhere in the central and western Mediterranean. At least from the Roman period on, these sites seem to have specialised on the production of olive oil.|
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