Publications

Books

2011   Toumazou, M.K., Kardulias, P.N., and Counts, D.B. Crossroads and Boundaries: The Archaeology of Past and Present in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus. Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 65. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research. (Table of Contents.)

 

Interim Reports of Investigations

2011    Toumazou, M. K. and Counts, D. B. “Excavations at Malloura (1990-2010): Context, Methods, and Results.” In M. K. Toumazou, et al. (eds.), Crossroads and Boundaries: The Archaeology of Past and Present in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus (Boston), 67-86.

2011    Kardulias, P. N. and Yerkes, R. W. “The Malloura Valley Survey.” In M. K. Toumazou, et al. (eds.), Crossroads and Boundaries: The Archaeology of Past and Present in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus (Boston), 87-106.

1998    Toumazou, M. K., Yerkes, R. W., Kardulias, P. N., “Athienou Archaeological Project: Investigations in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus, 1990-1995.” Journal of Field Archaeology 25, 163-82.

1998    Herscher, E., “Archaeology in Cyprus.” American Journal of Archaeology 102, 339-40.

1997-1998    Steele, L., “Archaeology in Cyprus, 1987-1997.” Archaeological Reports 44, 141.

1996    Toumazou, M. K., Kardulias, P. N., Yerkes, R. W. and Sarris, A., “Interdisciplinary Research in Central Cyprus: The 1995 Season of the Athienou Archaeological Project.” Old World Archaeology Newsletter, 20 (1), 1-8.

1995    Herscher, E., “Archaeology in Cyprus.” American Journal of Archaeology 90, 281-83.

1992    Toumazou, M. K., Kardulias, P. N., and Yerkes, R. W., “Excavation and Survey in the Malloura Valley, Central Cyprus: The 1991 Season.” Old World Archaeology Newsletter, 15 (3), 18-23.

 

Specialist Studies

2013     Counts, D. B., Cova, E., Kardulias, P. N., and Toumazou, M. K. “Fitting In: Archaeology and Community in Athienou, Cyprus.” Near Eastern Archaeologist (under review).

2010    Counts, D. B., “Divine Symbols and Royal Aspirations: The Master of Animals in Iron Age Cypriote Religion.” In D. B. Counts and B. Arnold (eds.), The Master of Animals in Old World Iconography (Budapest: Archaeolingua, 2010), 135-50.

2010    Gordon, J. M., and Cova, E. “Romanesis in Cyprus: A Lamp from Athienou-Malloura.” Cahier du Centre d’Études Chypriotes 40, 277–94.

2009    Counts, D. B., “From Siwa to Cyprus: The Assimilation of Zeus Ammon in the Cypriote Pantheon.” In D. Michaelides, V. Kassianidou, and R. Merrillees (eds.), Egypt and Cyprus in Antiquity (Oxford), 104-117.

2008    Kardulias, P. N. “Interpreting the Past through the Present: The Ethnographic, Ethnoarchaeological, and Experimental Study of Early Agriculture.” In W. Caraher, L. Hall, and R. S. Moore (eds.), Archaeology and History in Roman, Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece: Studies on Method and Meaning in Honor of Timothy E. Gregory (Aldershot), 109-126.

2007    Kardulias, P. N. “Negotiation and Incorporation on the Margins of World-Systems: Examples from Cyprus and North America.” Journal of World-Systems Research 13(1), 55-82.

2007    Butzer, K. W. and S. E. Harris, “Geoarchaeological Approaches to the Environmental History of Cyprus: Explication and Critical Evaluation.” Journal of Archaeological Science 34, 1932-1952.

2006    Breuker, M. S. and Breuker, R. “Site Conservation Planning for Athienou-Malloura.”  In A. Donohue and C. Mattusch (eds.), Common Ground: Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities. Proceedings of the XVI International Congress of Classical Archaeology (Oxford).

2006    Counts, D. B. and Toumazou, M. K. “New Light on the Iconography of Bes in Archaic Cyprus.”  In A. Donohue and C. Mattusch (eds.), Common Ground: Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities. Proceedings of the XVI International Congress of Classical Archaeology (Oxford), 565-69.

2004    Counts, D. B. “Art and Religion in the Cypriote Mesaoria: the View from Athienou-Malloura.Cahiers du Centre d’Études Chypriotes 34,173-90.

2004    Kardulias, P. N. “World Systems Theory and Regional Survey: The Malloura Valley Survey on Cyprus.” In L.Wandsnider and E. Athanassopoulos (eds.), Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology (Philadelphia), 143-164.

2004    Perry, T. D., Duckworth, O. W., McNamara, C. J., Martin, S. T., Breuker, M., and Mitchell, R. “Biologically Produced Polymers Affect Calcite Dissolution.” In R. B. Wanty and R. R. Seal (eds.), Proceedings of Water-Rock Interaction. Saratoga Springs, NY.

2003    Counts, D. B. and Toumazou, M. K. “Artemis at Malloura?” Cahier du Centre     d’Études Chypriotes 33, 235-50.

2001    Toumazou, M. K., A. Sarris, G. Vargemezis, and E. Karimali, “Geophysical Approaches in the Archaeological Investigation of Athienou-Malloura (Cyprus).” In V. Basilakos, E. Aloupi, Facorellis (eds,) Archaeometry Issues in Greek Prehistory and Antiquity, (Athens), 173-83.

2000    Yerkes, R. W., “Ethnoarchaeology in Central Cyprus: Interdisciplinary Studies of Ancient Population and Agriculture by the Athienou Archaeological Project.” Near Eastern Archaeology 63 (1), 20-34.

1998    Kardulias, P. N. and Yerkes, R. W., “Defining the Cypriot Aceramic Neolithic: The Lithic Evidence.” Lithic Technology 23, 124-138.

1996    Kardulias, P. N., Yerkes, R. W., “Sledge Flints from Greece and Cyprus.” Journal of Archaeological Science 23, 657-666.

1994    Kardulias, P. N., Yerkes, R. W., “Microwear Analysis of Threshing Sledge Flints from Cyprus and Greece: Implications for the Study of Ancient Agriculture.” Helinium 34, 281-293.

 

Student Dissertations and Theses

Ph.D. Dissertations

1998    Counts, D. B. Contributions to the Study of Cypriote Sculpture: Limestone Votives from Athienou-Malloura. Brown University, Providence, RI.

1992    Sarris, A. Shallow Depth Geophysical Investigations Through the Use of Magnetic and Electric Resistance Techniques. University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

M.A./M.S. Theses

2001    Cofer, C. M. Relief-Statuettes of Pan from the Mesaoria Valley of Cyprus: Evidence from the Sanctuary of Athienou-Malloura. Bryn Mawr College (PA).

2000    Averett, E. W. The Archaeological Evidence for Masks in Archaic Greece. University of Missouri, Columbia.

2000    Tung, T. Kin-Based Burial Groups in Hellenistic–Early Roman (325 BC–AD 150) Cyprus: A Biodistance Analysis of Mortuary Organization. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

1999    Breuker, M. S. The Conservation of Athienou-Malloura. A Rural Archaeological Site in Cyprus. Columbia University (NY)

Undergraduate Theses

2008    Dissinger, A. M. Phoenician, Aegean, and Persian, Oh My: The Development of Cypriot Sanctuaries in Relation to Greek Influence from Late Cypriot through the Cypro-Archaic. Senior Independent Study Thesis, Program in Archaeology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

2005    Jones, C. Analysis of Ceramics from the Malloura Valley of Central Cyprus to Determine Social and Economic Change During the Late Roman Period. Senior Independent Study Thesis, Program in Archaeology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

2005    Womack. A. The Cemetery of Athienou: A Spatial Analysis of Mortuary Practices. Junior Independent Study, Program in Archaeology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

2004    Massey, D. P. Settlement Dynamics of Central Cyprus: A GIS Analysis. Senior Independent Study Thesis, Program in Archaeology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

2002    Massey, D. P. The Use of GIS in Archaeology: The Malloura Valley. Junior Independent Study, Program in Archaeology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

1998    Oswald, J. F.  The Manipulation of Greek and Cypriot Rural Sanctuaries from 1050 to 450 B.C.E. Senior Independent Study Thesis, Program in Archaeology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

1995    Mortensen, H. R. Identifying Patterns: Analysis of Faunal Remains from Malloura, Cyprus and Isthmia, Greece. Senior Honors Thesis, Department of Anthropology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.

1994    Lease, L. R. Osteological Responses to Historical Stress: A Study of Skeletal Material from Malloura, Cyprus and Isthmia, Greece. Senior Honors Thesis, Department of Anthropology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.

 

Conference Presentations

AAP annually presents its research at numerous national and international fora including meetings of the Archaeological Institute of America, Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute, and the American Schools of Oriental Research. Presentations have also been made at meetings of the Society for American Archaeology.

 

Annual Reports

1990 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 95 (1991): 316-17.

1991 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 96 (1992): 352.

1991 Season Report: Old World Archaeology Newsletter, 15:3 (1992): 18-23.

1992 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 97 (1993): 323.

1993 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994): 290.

1994 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 99 (1995): 329-30.

1995 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 100 (1996): 365.

1995 Season Report: Old World Archaeology Newsletter 20:1 (1996): 1-8.

1996 AIA workshop (abstract): Abstracts (AIA) 98th Annual Meeting 20 (1996): 115-16.

1997 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 102 (1998): 378.

1998 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 103 (1999): 329-330.

1999 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 104 (2000): 324.

2001 season report (abstract): American Journal of Archaeology 106 (2002): 263.

2002 season report (abstract): Abstracts (AIA) 104th Annual Meeting 26 (2003): 41.

2003 season report (abstract): Abstracts (AIA) 105th Annual Meeting 27 (2004): 98-99.

2004 season report (abstract): Abstracts (AIA) 106th Annual Meeting 28 (2005): 156.

 

News and Popular Press

“Prof. Toumazou Publishes Book Detailing Findings in Two Decades of Archaeological Work in Cyprus.” Davidson College website. October 2012.

Orth, Paula. “Troweling through time.” Letters and Sciences In Focus (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee). September 2012.

Giduz, Bill. “Cypriot Town Will Dedicate Section of New Building to Long-Term Davidson Archaeological Project.” Davidson College website. June 2009.

Coslett, Daniel. “Davidson Archaeologists Dig Their Work in Cyprus.”  Davidson College website. August 2004.

“Digging in Cyprus” in Davidson Journal Vol XIX/Winter 1994, 6-13. (cover story)

“Davidson Dig in Cyprus Marks A Decade of Discovery” in Davidson Chronicle Vol. 14:6, June 1999.