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Methods for Rock-hewn Worksite Analysis: The Church of Göreme n° 4b (Cappadocia): A Case Study

Anaïs Lamesa
p. 23-45

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Local Geology
General Description and Dating Elements
Using Tool Marks to Reveal the Chaîne Opératoire in Place
Ethnoarchaeology in Cappadocia: Possible Tracks to Explore
The Phasing of a Wall: A Complex but Incomplete Vision of the Work
The Worksite of Church Göreme n° 4b: A Modified Initial Project?
Conclusion

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Some rock-hewn structures present oddities in their layout, far from the models shared by the majority of similar monuments. These particularities challenge and question the very process of their design. While a technical survey may explain part of these singular cases, a careful comparative selection of the available methods remains paramount to draw a complete picture of the progress and organisation of these peculiar worksites.

Göreme n° 4b is a rock-hewn church located on a ridge on the west side of the road leading to the Göreme Open Air Museum. The obvious difficulties encountered during its excavation make it an ideal case study. Its analysis sheds light on the choices made by the patron, the master builder as well as the workers’ behaviour during the digging phase. It also offers clues about the church’s occupational phases and highlights the changes from the initial project.

The combination of multiple methods provides different approaches to address the technical, economic a...

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Anaïs Lamesa, « Methods for Rock-hewn Worksite Analysis: The Church of Göreme n° 4b (Cappadocia): A Case Study »Anatolia Antiqua, XXVIII | 2020, 23-45.

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Anaïs Lamesa, « Methods for Rock-hewn Worksite Analysis: The Church of Göreme n° 4b (Cappadocia): A Case Study »Anatolia Antiqua [En ligne], XXVIII | 2020, mis en ligne le 01 décembre 2022, consulté le 24 octobre 2021. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/anatoliaantiqua/1308 ; DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/anatoliaantiqua.1308

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Anaïs Lamesa

post-doc fellow DIM-Matériaux anciens et patrimoniaux / UMR 8167 Orient et Méditerranée
External affiliated member at IFEA

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