University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: G. Kenneth Sams

Imports at Gordion

Lydian and Persian Periods

By: G. Kenneth Sams

Sometime during the first quarter of the 7th century, invading marauders known to history as the Kimmerians brought to an end the wealthy and influential kingdom of Midas, having left stark testimony of their activities at Gordion, the Phrygian capital. For central Anatolia the event created a political vacuum of uncertain duration, while for Phrygia […]