The following series of articles in Hesperia, the journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, is the main venue for the publication of the results of the project. The articles are listed in chronological order.
J.L. Davis, S.E. Alcock, J. Bennet, Y. Lolos, and C. Shelmerdine. 1997. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part I: Overview and the Archaeological Survey," Hesperia 66:3, pp. 391-494. [JSTOR]
E. Zangger, M.E. Timpson, S.B. Yazvenko, F. Kuhnke, and J. Knauss. 1997. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part II: Landscape Evolution and Site Preservation," Hesperia 68:4, pp. 548-641. [JSTOR]
J.L. Davis, F. Zarinebaf and J. Bennet. 2000. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part III: Sir William Gell's Itinerary in the Pylia and Regional Landscapes in the Morea in the Second Ottoman Period," Hesperia 69:3, pp. 343-380. [JSTOR]
W. Lee. 2001. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part IV: Change and Material Culture in a Modern Greek Village in Messenia," Hesperia 70:1, pp. 49-98. [JSTOR]
S. Stocker. 2003. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part V: Deriziotis Aloni. A Small Prehistoric Site in Messenia," Hesperia 72:4, pp. 341-404. [Abstract]
S. Davies. 2004. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part VI: Administration and Settlement in Venetian Navarino A.D. 1700," Hesperia 73:1, pp. 59-120. [Abstract]
S.E. Alcock, A.M. Berlin, A.B. Harrison, S. Heath, J. Spencer, and D.L. Stone. 2005. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part VII: Historic Messenia, Geometric through Late Roman," Hesperia 74:2, pp. 147-209. [Abstract]
J.F. Cherry and W. Parkinson. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part VIII: Lithics and Landscape, A Messenian Perspective," in preparation for Hesperia.
In-depth studies of particular periods or topics will appear in Hesperia's supplementary series. To date, one volume has been published:
F. Zarinebaf, J. Bennet, and J. L. Davis. 2005. A Historical and Economic Geography of Ottoman Greece: The Southwestern Morea in the 18th Century (Hesperia Supplement 34), Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens. (Source material and illustrations for this volume are available online.)
Sandy Pylos / Πύλος η Αμμουδερή
PRAP has published an interdisciplinary introduction to the history and archaeology of the Pylos region that takes account of the project's results. It is available in English and in a Greek translation with a new forward:
J.L. Davis, ed. 1998. Sandy Pylos: An Archaeological History from Nestor to Navarino, Austin: University of Texas Press. [Google Books, BMCR review]
Contents of the English edition - Introduction: Glimpses of Messenia Past (J.L. Davis); Chapter 1: The Environmental Setting (E. Zangger), including "The physical scientist's role in regional archaeology" (E. Zangger), "From pollen to plants" (S. Yazvenko); Chapter 2: The History of Archaeological Investigations in Messenia (N. Spencer), including "The discovery of the Palace of Nestor" (J.L. Davis), "Marinatos in Pylos" (Y.G. Lolos); Chapter 3: The Palace and its Dependencies (J.L. Davis), including "The port of Nestor" (E. Zangger), "Mycenaean burial at Pylos" (Y.G. Lolos); Chapter 4: The Palace and its Operations (C.W. Shelmerdine), including "The Ano Englianos hilltop after the palace" (C.G. Griebel and M.C. Nelson), "The perfumed-oil industry" (C.W. Shelmerdine); Chapter 5: The Linear B Archives and the Kingdom of Nestor (J. Bennet), including "The PRAP survey's contribution" (J. Bennet), "UMME and Nichoria" (C.W. Shelmerdine); Chapter 6: After the Palace: The Early "History" of Messenia (A.B. Harrison and N. Spencer), including "Ceramic typology for beginners" (A.B. Harrison), "Nichoria: an early Iron Age village in Messenia" (N. Spencer), "The battle of Sphacteria (425 b.c.)" (N. Spencer); Chapter 7: Liberation and Conquest: Hellenistic and Roman Messenia (S.E. Alcock), including "Dialiskari: a late Roman villa on the Messsenian coast" (D. Stone and A. Kampke), "Power from the dead: tomb cult in postliberation Messenia" (S.E. Alcock), "Bouka" (A.B. Harrison); Chapter 8: Medieval Messenia (S.E.J. Gerstel), including "The estates of Niccolo Acciaiuoli" (S.E.J. Gerstel), "Venetian Methoni" (S.E.J. Gerstel), "Byzantine Sgraffito Ware" (S.E.J. Gerstel); Chapter 9: The Second Ottoman Period and the Greek Revolution (J.L. Davis), including "Hasanaga: a glimpse into the Ottoman countryside" (S.E. Alcock), "The battle of Navarino" (C. Watkinson); Chapter 10: From Pausanias to the Present (J.L. Davis), including "Messenia's multiple pasts" (J.L. Davis), "Computers and maps at PRAP" (S. Heath), "A fieldwalker's perspective on PRAP" (M. Antoniou and K. Kaloyerakou).
J.L. Davis, ed. 2005 (trans. D.N. Papadimis). Πύλος η Αμμουδερή, Athens: Papadimas.
Articles, Chapters and Other Works
A partial list of titles that incorporate PRAP data.
S.E. Alcock. 2002. "A Simple Case of Exploitation," in Money, Labour, and Land: Approaches to the Economies of Ancient Greece, ed. P. Cartledge, E.E. Cohen, and L. Foxhall, London: Routlede, pp. 185-199.
J. Bennet. 1995. "Space Through Time: Diachronic Perspectives on the Spatial Organization of the Pylian State," in Politeia: Society and State in the Aegean Bronze Age. Proceedings of the 5th International Aegean Conference / 5e Rencontre égéenne international University of Heidelberg, Archäologisches Institut, 10-13 April 1994, Vol II, ed. R. Laffineur and W.-D. Niemeier, Liège: Histoire de l'art et archéologie de la Grèce antique; Austin: Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory, pp. 587-602.
J. Bennet. 1998-1999. "re-u-ko-to-ro za-we-te: Leuktron as a Secondary Capital in the Pylos Kingdom?" in A-na-qo-ta. Studies Presented to J. T. Killen (Minos 33-34), pp. 11-30, 371-375.
J. Bennet. 1999. "Pylos: The Expansion of a Mycenaean Center," in Rethinking Mycenaean Palaces: New Interpretations of an Old Idea, ed. M. Galaty and W.A. Parkinson, Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, pp. 9-18.
J. Bennet. 1999. "The Meaning of 'Mycenaean': Speculations on Ethnicity in the Aegean Late Bronze Age," Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 43, p. 224.
J. Bennet. 1999. "The Mycenaean Conceptualization of Space or Pylian Geography (...Yet Again!)," in Floreant Studia Mycenaea. Akten des X. Internationalen Mykenologischen Colloquiums in Salzburg vom 1.-5. Mai 1995. Band I, ed. S. Deger-Jalkotzy, S. Hiller, and O. Panagl, Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, pp. 131-157.
J. Bennet. 2001. "Agency and Bureaucracy: Thoughts on the Nature and Extent of Administration in Bronze Age Pylos," in Economy and Politics in the Mycenaean Palace States. Proceedings of a Conference held on 1-3 July 1999 in the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge (Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary 27), ed. S. Voutsaki and J. Killen, Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society, pp. 25-37.
J. Bennet and J.L. Davis. 1999. "Making Mycenaeans: Warfare, Territorial Expansion, and Representations of the other in the Pylian Kingdom," in POLEMOS: Le contexte guerrier en Égée à l'âge du Bronze. Actes de la 7e Rencontre égéenne internationale Université de Liège, 14-17 avril 1998 (Aegaeum: Annales d'archéologie égéenne de l'Université de Liège et UT-PASP 19), ed. R. Laffineur, Liège: Histoire de l'art et archéologie de la Grèce antique; Austin: Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory, pp. 105-120.
J. Bennet and C. Shelmerdine. 2001. "Not the Palace of Nestor: The Development of the 'Lower Town' and Other Non-Palatial Settlements in LBA Messenia," in Urbanism in the Aegean Bronze Age (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology), ed. K. Branigan, London and New York: Sheffield Academic Press, pp. 135-140.
J.L. Davis. 2004. "Are the Landscapes of Greek Prehistory Hidden? A Comparative Approach," in Side-by-Side Survey. Comparative Regional Studies in the Mediterranean World, ed. S.E. Alcock and J.F. Cherry, Oxford: Oxbow Books, pp. 22-35.
J.L. Davis, S.E. Alcock, D.J.L. Bennet, Y.G. Lolos, C.W. Shelmerdine, and E. Zangger. 1994. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: 1992-1994," Archaeological News 19, pp. 24-27.
J.L. Davis, J. Bennet, and C.W. Shelmerdine. 1999. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: The Prehistoric Investigations," in Meletemata: Studies in Aegean Archaeology Presented to Malcolm H. Wiener as He Enters His 65th Year. Vol. I, ed. P.P. Betancourt, V. Karageorghis, R.Laffineur, W.-D. Niemeier, Liège: Histoire de l'art et archéologie de la Grèce antique; Austin: Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory, pp. 177-184.
J.L. Davis and C.W. Shelmerdine. 2001. A Guide to the Palace of Nestor, Mycenaean Sites in Its Environs and the Chora Museum, Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens (revised from the original text of C.W. Blegen and M. Rawson). [Google Books]
P. Halstead, V. Isaakidou, J.L. Davis, and S.R. Stocker. 2002. "Burnt Animal Sacrifice in Late Bronze Age Greece: New Evidence from the Mycenaean 'Palace Of Nestor' at Pylos," Antiquity 76, pp. 86-92. [Abstract]
S.R. Stocker and J.L. Davis. 2004. "Animal Sacrifice, Archives, and Feasting at the Palace of Nestor," in The Mycenaean Feast, ed. J.C. Wright (= Hesperia 73:2), pp. 179-195. [Abstract]
Annual Reports to the AIA
The following annual reports were given at annual meetings of the Archaeological Institute of America. Abstracts of these presentations are available in the American Journal of Archaeology.
J.L. Davis, S.E. Alcock, D.J.L. Bennet, Y. G. Lolos, C.W. Shelmerdine, and E. Zangger. 1993. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: Preliminary Report on the 1992 Season," American Journal of Archaeology 97, pp. 330-31. [JSTOR]
J.L. Davis, S.E. Alcock, , D.J.L. Bennet, Y. G. Lolos, C.W. Shelmerdine, and E. Zangger. 1994. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: Preliminary Report on the 1993 Season," American Journal of Archaeology 98, pp. 287-88. [JSTOR]
J.L. Davis, S.E. Alcock, D.J.L. Bennet, Y. G. Lolos, C.W. Shelmerdine, and E. Zangger. 1995. "The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: Preliminary Report on the 1994 Season," American Journal of Archaeology 99, pp. 341-42. [JSTOR]
In addition to these formal publications, PRAP has made available a series of prelminary reports.