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The Azoria Project: A Study of Urbanization in Early Iron Age and Archaic Crete
Donald Haggis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Names Best Practices in Site Preservation Award Winners (Media Coverage)
Author(s): AIA Site Preservation Program
Publication: Archaeological Inistitute of America Website
Date: 1/13/2012
Abstract: BOSTON—January 12, 2012—The AIA Site Preservation Program named Donald Haggis and Margaret Mook, directors of the Azoria Project and professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Iowa State University, respectively, as winners of the AIA’s 2012 Best Practices in Site Preservation Award. The award, established in 2011 by the AIA Site Preservation Committee to identify and promote best practices in the interdisciplinary field of site preservation, was presented at the AIA’s 113th Annual Meeting this past weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Discoveries from the Iron Age (Media Coverage)
Publication: Nea Krete (science section)
Date: 7/4/2005
Abstract: Discoveries from the Iron Age

A place of ritual brought to light (Media Coverage)
Publication: Nea Krete (Lasithi Section)
Date: 7/14/2006
Abstract: A place of ritual brought to light (????? ?at?e?a? ???e st? "f??") – ?as??? ?ep??t?? – 14 ??????? 2006 - 20:09

We Really “Are” What We Eat: Excavations at Azoria, Crete, reveal a 3,000-year-old diet and its surprising connection to early Greek city life (Review)
Author(s): Eti Bonn-Muller
Publication: Dug up, Eti Bonn-Muller
Date: 5/18/2011
Abstract: Today’s Mediterranean Diet is renowned for its delectable fish and vegetable dishes drenched in olive oil—and it is best enjoyed in good company over a carafe of wine. But how different was it in ancient times? Research undertaken by archaeologist Donald C. Haggis of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is starting to provide some mouthwatering answers.

Haggis gets award (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Herald Sun, Durham, NC
Date: 2/14/2012
Abstract: Haggis gets award CHAPEL HILL — Donald Haggis, professor of classical archaeology at UNC Chapel Hill, has received a 2012 Best Practices in Site Preservation Award from the Archaeological Institute of America, North America’s oldest and largest archaeological organization. Haggis and his colleague, Margaret Mook of Iowa State University, were recognized for their work in co-directing the Azoria Project on the island of Crete, the largest island in Greece. The Azoria Project focuses on the excavation of an Early Iron Age-Archaic site. It explores the processes of urbanization and state-formation in the Early Iron Age and early Archaic period. Read more: The Herald-Sun - CAMPUS BRIEFS Feb 14