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Brian Rose: The Trojan War – Myth or Fact


The huge, hollow wooden horse constructed by the Greeks to gain entrance into Troy during the Trojan War.
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Dr. C. Brian Rose, Deputy Director of the Penn Museum discusses excavations at Troy over the past twenty years. A new digital imaging technique shows a cross section of nine settlements dating from the beginning of the Bronze Age (ca. 3,000 B.C.) through the end of the Byzantine period (ca. 1400 A.D.)

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is dedicated to the study and understanding of human history and diversity. Founded in 1887, the Penn Museum has conducted more than 400 archaeological and anthropological expeditions around the world. Three gallery floors feature materials from Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Bible Lands, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas, Africa and Polynesia.

 

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