Royal Wooden Furniture from Gordion

Simpson, Elizabeth; Payton, Robert
November 1986
Archaeology;Nov/Dec86, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p40
Reports on the inlaid wooden table excavated from the mound of King Midas in Gordion, which was once the capital city of the ancient kingdom of Phrygia. Work of excavating and preserving the tumuli in Gordion; Preservation of the wooden artifact which included making exact and detailed reconstruction drawings; Mounting of wood pieces of the table in plexiglass for display; Extraordinariness of the piece of furniture from Gordion.


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