University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Elizabeth Simpson

Reconstructing An Ancient Table

The 'Pagoda' Table from Tumulus MM at Gordion

By: Elizabeth Simpson

The University Museum excavations at Gordion in central Turkey were begun in 1950 under the direction of Rodney S. Young, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania and Curator of the Mediterranean Section of the Univer­sity Museum. Gordion was the capital of the ancient Phrygian empire, ruled at the height of its power by […]