University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Frank G. Matero

Resurrecting Gordion

Preserving Turkey’s Phrygian Capital

By: Frank G. Matero and C. Brian Rose

Archaeology and heritage conservation have become important partners in the excavation, preservation, and display of archaeological sites around the world. With rare exception, most archaeological sites are created through excavation, and they become “heritage” through a complex process of study intervention, and visitation that involves a number of disciplines beyond archaeology. It is largely tourism […]