|PROJECT | TROY|
Troy (Troia, Troja, Troyes): Hisarlik, Çanakkale province, Turkey
Legendary scene of the Trojan war.
Settlement from the beginning of the Early Bronze Age to the Byzantine period (3000 BC - 1300 AD), "9 cities" in layers on top of each other. Archaeological excavations beginning in 1870 (Frank Calvert, Heinrich Schliemann, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, Carl W. Blegen).
Since 1988 Troia Project under the direction of Prof. Manfred Korfmann (University of Tübingen).