31 - Troy VI(late Bronze Age Hittite Wilusa compare Greek...

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Unformatted text preview: 3/1/11 Troy VI (late Bronze Age) --- Hittite Wilusa? compare Greek “Ilios” for Troy --- Fortifications and buildings of the 14 th /13 th centuries --- “Minyan” Ware --- Mycenean (Greek) pottery ------ Troy VII a and b (13 th-12 th centuries --- “Knobbed” ware • Troy o Extremely different culturally from Hattusha o Fortification wall also served as a sort of retaining wall o Walls are battered o No megalithic construction o Minyan Type of pottery made Liked sharp ridges o See cultural continuity from Troy I-IV All from early bronze age o Troy VI Fell around 1250 • Probably from an earthquake o Troy VIIa Fortification walls from VI used • Houses built just inside walls Best candidate for Trojan War example • Destroyed by fire • Find a lot of storage vessels as if preparing for a siege o Troy VIIb See new pottery • Maybe from migration of new peoples Syria in the late Bronze Age (c. 1500-1100) --- Alalakh (Tell Atcana): Idrimi and palace of Syria in the late Bronze Age (c....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course CLAR 241 taught by Professor Sams during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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