University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Kurtis Tanaka

The Interaction of Empires

By: Anastasia Amrhein and Sophie Crawford Waters and Sam Holzman and Kurtis Tanaka

Much of the richness of Gordion’s history lies in its interaction with the other great kingdoms of the Near East during the Iron Age and Archaic periods (ca. 950–540 BCE). Each of them observed Gordion and the Phrygians through divergent lenses, and the character of the site shifted considerably as the power of these neighboring […]