Book Chapter

Forty years of archaeological fieldwork in the highlands of Eastern Turkey, Georgia and beyond

Claudia Sagona

Tarih Boyunca Anadolu - Gürcistan İlişkileri Sempozyumu | Bilgin Kültür Sanat | Published : 2020


The following is a personal account of research and archaeological investigations conducted with my late husband, Antonio Sagona, over the last forty years in Turkey and Georgia. After a period of museum research in both countries (1980s), our fi eldwork began in Turkey with a survey in the Bayburt Province (1988, 1990-1993). Excavations were carried out in the same region at Büyüktepe Höyük (1990-1992, and a study season in 1993) and then in the Erzurum Province at Sos Höyük (1994-2003) with further survey in the Pasinler region at the same time. Sos Höyük provided a much-needed, detailed sequence supported by a suite of absolute dates. In Georgia, fi eldwork has been undertaken under the p..

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