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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/02/2015 | 1527 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 8: General Interview with Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson

In an in-depth interview, archaeologist Professor Felix Pirson, director of the German Archaeological Institute in Istanbul, answers questions relating to the project. What existing knowledge about…

General Interview with Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/26/2015 | 1550 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 7: A Key Element

“Tomb 7” is at the heart of the excavations. There the archaeologists found human remains from a total of eight individuals. Together with the anthropologists, the archaeologists try to find out…

A Key Element
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/05/2015 | 1582 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 4: Anthropology

In their excavations of the necropolis of Pergamum, the archaeologists have already unearthed numerous graves. The individual skeletal finds are the subject of a related discipline. Anthropologist…

Anthropology
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/29/2015 | 1654 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 3: Tombs

During the course of their excavations of the burial ground at the foot of the acropolis of Pergamum, the researchers often come across small finds. These reveal that there were various different…

Tombs
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/22/2015 | 1904 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 2: Geophysics

It was pure chance that the necropolis of Pergamum was discovered. The archaeological site was revealed during the course of construction work on a cable car. For the team working under the…

Geophysics
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/15/2015 | 5787 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 1: Exploring an Ancient City

The city of Pergamum, whose history goes back to archaic times, was one of the most prominent places in ancient Greece. As part of the Roman Empire, Pergamum was likewise an economic and cultural…

Exploring an Ancient City