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IN TURKEY:

May 26 - 31, in Ankara, Milli Kütüphane, lecture at the Annual Meeting of Archaeologists:"2002 Yili Troia Kazi Sonunçlari" ("Troia-Excavations 2002").

The excavation campaign 2003 is planned for the period July 14 to September 8 2003.

IN EUROPE:

*Dr.Hans Günter Jansen, voluntary team-member since 1988, received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by its President, Johannes Rau, in recognition of his achievements in Troia, especially in the detection of its lower city. The medal was presented to H.G.Jansen by the Rektor of the University of Tübingen end of December. 

*- Wednesday, May 7, 14.00 - 14:30 Lecture in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium of the Metropolitan Museum, New York: "Anatolia: Troia/Troy and Other Early Bronze Age Cultures at the Extreme Periphery of Urban Societies".

IN THE US:

- Dr. Rose regularly speaks on the current works of the excavation. His schedule is not available.

EXCAVATION 2002:

This year´s campaign has started July 15 and lasted through September 11, 2002. Inspite of the gradual reduction of activities a total of 64 scientific and technical persons participated.

                  RESULTS OF PREVIOUS EXCAVATION CAMPAIGNS
             Here you find the summaries of the 1999  , 1998  and 1997 newsletters, which the excavation directors send each year to the Friends of Troy.

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NEW
          A late twelfth-century B.C. bronze seal inscribed with Luwian hieroglyphs is the first evidence of writing from Bronze Age Troy. It bears on one side the name of a man, identified as a scribe, and on the other the name of a woman, possibly his wife. A bronze figurine similar to Hittite representations of a god holding a weapon or thunderbolt was also found.

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