“The Challenges of Going Green in western Turkey: Natural and Cultural Heritage Practices and Policies in the Gygaean (Marmara) Lake Basin of central Lydia”

  • 29 Sep 2011
  • 4:30 AM
  • Classroom, 2 Penn Museum
Dr. Christina Luke, Boston University
Thursday, September 29, 2011
4:30pm – Classroom, 2 Penn Museum

Early travelers noted the rich environs of the lake and romanticized the hundreds of burial mounds in Bin Tepe as well as the ruins of Sardis. Today Bin Tepe is a first class protection zone and constitutes the largest protected archaeological landscape in Turkey. Yet, its archaeological heritage represents only one part of the story.

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