Responses to 'The Hidden Landscape of Prehistoric Greece', by J.L. Bintliff, P Howard, and A.M. Snodgrass (JMA 12.2, December 1999)


  • Graeme Barker Leicester University
  • Christopher Mee University of Liverpool
  • William Cavanagh University of Nottingham
  • Robert Schon Bryn Mawr College
  • Stephen M. Thompson University of Virginia



prehistoric landscapes


1. Hidden Prehistoric Landscapes: An Italian Perspective by Graeme Barker 2. The Hidden Landscape of Prehistoric Greece: A View from Laconia and Methana by Christopher Mee and William Cavanagh 3. On a Site and Out of Sight: Where have our data gone? by Robert Schon 4. The Still Hidden Landscape by Stephen Thompson 5. Rejoinder by John Blintliff, Phil Howard, and Anthony Snodgrass

Author Biographies

Graeme Barker, Leicester University

Graeme Barker, after taking his BA and PhD at Cambridge in England, started his university teaching career at the University of Sheffield (1972-84), and was then Director of the British School at Rome (1984-88), before moving to the University of Leicester as Professor of Archaeology and Head of the School of Archaeological Studies. His principal research interests lie in prehistoric subsistence and landscape in archaeology. He has directed field projects in Italy and Libya and is currently coordinating an inter-disciplinary investigation of the landscape history of the Wadi Faynan, southern Jordan.

Christopher Mee, University of Liverpool

Christopher Mee is Senior Lecturer in Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool. He co-directed the Methana Survey Project and the Laconia Rural Sites Project, the latter with William Cavanagh.

William Cavanagh, University of Nottingham

William Cavanagh is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University if Nottingham and was a co-director of the Laconia Survey. Together with Christopher Mee they have recently published 'A Private Place: Death in Prehistoric Greece' (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 125).

Robert Schon, Bryn Mawr College

Robert Schon is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College. His dissertation research relies on field experiments in survey methodology conducted with the Sydney Cyprus Survey Project and the Eastern Korinthia Archaeological Survey. Aside from survey, his interests include prehistory, archaeological pedagogy, and sports.

Stephen M. Thompson, University of Virginia

Stephen Thomson received his PhD in anthropology in 1999 from the University of Virginia. His dissertation research was based upon a program of regional archaeological survey designed to investigate the regional correlates of Hellenization in central Sicily. He currently holds a research position at the Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Texas at Austin, where he is involved with analysis, publication and regionally based fieldwork in southern Italy (Metaponto) and Ukraine (Chersonesos).



How to Cite

Barker, G., Mee, C., Cavanagh, W., Schon, R., & Thompson, S. M. (2000). Responses to ’The Hidden Landscape of Prehistoric Greece’, by J.L. Bintliff, P Howard, and A.M. Snodgrass (JMA 12.2, December 1999). Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, 13(1), 100–123.



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