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The Archaeology of Ottoman Ti’innik

An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Ghada Ziadeh-Seely
Part of the Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA)

Conclusion

The multidisciplinary research of the Ottoman period sets it aside from the trappings of the period oriented archaeological research that dominate Mediterranean archaeology. Although this period in interesting in its own right its fundamental attraction lies in the fact that it bridges disciplines in order to achieve a more realistic understanding of the nature and limitations of the archaeological record. The loss of cultural information over the short period of time that lapsed between the present and the Ottoman period forces one to question the extent to which archaeologists are able to fully reconstruct the past. Therefore the research of Ottoman Ti’innik is not going to stop at the perimeters of this period rather, the research will systematically and gradually move back in time to cover the entire cultural history of the site.

Keywords

Sixteenth Century Historical Archaeology Archaeological Research Ethnographic Data Tobacco Pipe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ghada Ziadeh-Seely
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyOld Dominion UniversityNorfolk

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