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Gordion is one of the most important archaeological sites in the Near East, and since 1950, it has been extensively investigated by the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions, in over 30 annual excavation campaigns.


Number of Videos: 5

The World of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas: Session 1

April 1, 2016 Speakers: Julian Siggers, Brian C. Rose, Charles Williams, Nicolo Marchetti, University of Bologna, Director of Excavations at Carchemish "Carchemish during the Bronze and Iron Ages: New results by the Turco-Italian Archaeological Expedition" International scholars and archaeological excavation directors exploring Phrygian culture found at Gordion and other sites around Turkey come together for a scholarly conference funded by the Office of the Provost University of Pennsylvania Research Council, the School of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Ancient Studies, the Penn Museum, the Graduate Group in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, and the departments of Anthropology, Classical Studies, History of Art, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

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The World of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas: Session 2

April 2, 2016 Speakers: Session Chair: Lauren Ristvet; Timothy Harrison, University of Toronto, Director of Excavations at Tel Tayinat “The ‘Kingdom of Idols’: Neo-Hittites in the Land of Palistin/Patin at Tayinat on the Orontes”; Paul Zimansky, SUNY Stony Brook, formerly co-director of the Outer Town Project at Ayanis "An Uncertain Frontier: Urartu's Engagement with Central Anatolia"; Scott Branting, University of Central Florida, Director of Excavations at Kerkenes “Kerkenes and Gordion: Competition or Cooperation?” International scholars and archaeological excavation directors exploring Phrygian culture found at Gordion and other sites around Turkey come together for a scholarly conference funded by the Office of the Provost University of Pennsylvania Research Council, the School of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Ancient Studies, the Penn Museum, the Graduate Group in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, and the departments of Anthropology, Classical Studies, History of Art, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

Time: 01:38:37
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The World of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas: Session 3

April 2, 2016 Speakers: Session Chair: G. Kenneth Sams, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Nick Cahill, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Director of Excavations, Sardis “King Midas and the Lydians?”; Kaan Iren, Muğla University, Director of Excavations at Daskyleion “New Investigations at the Multicultural Center of Daskyleion” International scholars and archaeological excavation directors exploring Phrygian culture found at Gordion and other sites around Turkey come together for a scholarly conference funded by the Office of the Provost University of Pennsylvania Research Council, the School of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Ancient Studies, the Penn Museum, the Graduate Group in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, and the departments of Anthropology, Classical Studies, History of Art, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

Time: 01:19:18
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The World of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas: Session 4

April 2, 2016 Speakers: Session Chair: Mary Voigt, College of William and Mary; Lorenzo d’Alfonso, NYU, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World and director of excavations, Kinik Höyük “Gordion, Phrygia, and their ties to Post-Hittite Central Anatolia”; Elizabeth Simpson, Bard Graduate Center, and Director, Gordion Furniture Project "Woodworking at Gordion in Its Near Eastern Context" International scholars and archaeological excavation directors exploring Phrygian culture found at Gordion and other sites around Turkey come together for a scholarly conference funded by the Office of the Provost University of Pennsylvania Research Council, the School of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Ancient Studies, the Penn Museum, the Graduate Group in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, and the departments of Anthropology, Classical Studies, History of Art, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

Time: 01:15:29
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The World of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas: Session 5

April 2, 2016 Speakers: Elspeth Dusinberre, University of Colorado, Boulder “Elite Cremation Burials at Achaemenid Persian Gordion”; Susanne Berndt-Ersöz, Stockholm University “The Painted House at Gordion: Aspects of Architecture and Iconography”; Lynn Roller, University of California, Davis Concluding Comments and Discussion

Time: 01:23:23
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