The Gordion Wooden Objects : The Furniture from Tumulus MM

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Volume I of The Gordion Wooden Objects is a study of fifteen pieces of furniture from the largest tomb at Gordion (Tumulus MM), Turkey. These spectacular works date to the eighth century BC and are among the most important wooden finds excavated from the ancient Near East.

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Overview

Volume I of The Gordion Wooden Objects is a study of fifteen pieces of furniture from the largest tomb at Gordion (Tumulus MM), Turkey. These spectacular works date to the eighth century BC and are among the most important wooden finds excavated from the ancient Near East.

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Elizabeth Simpson, Ph.D. (1985) in Classical Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, is professor of Ancient Art at the Bard Graduate Center, New York, N.Y. She is director of the Gordion Furniture Project and consulting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia.
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Table of Contents

CONTENTS
part one. discovery and early interpretation
Chapter 1. The Excavation of TumulusMMand the Contents of the Burial
Chapter 2. Early Interpretations of the Furniture from TumulusMM
part two. catalogue and comparanda
Chapter 3. The Inlaid Table
Chapter 4. The Plain Tables
Chapter 5. The Serving Stands
Chapter 6. The Furniture from the Northeast Corner
Chapter 7. The Coffin
Chapter 8. Conclusions—The Burial of the King
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