Changing perspectives on the city of Cyrene, Libya: Remote sensing and the management of the buried archaeological resource
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AbstractCyrene, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS) in eastern modern Libya, was the leading city of the Libyan Pentapolis. Settled by Greek colonists toward the end of the 7th century B.C., it remained an active Graeco-Roman city of distinctively Hellenic character until the time of the Islamic conquest (A.D. 643). Archaeological missions from America, Italy, and the United Kingdom have excavated in Cyrene for more than a century. As a result the city is well known from extensive excavatio...