Tagged: Gygaia

Professors Roosevelt and Luke BU Today feature

July 17th, 2014

BU Archaeologists Explore Turkey, and Blog About It

Team sends timely reports from the Gygaia Projects

This summer, a team led by two Boston University archaeology professors has been working hard on an archaeological dig in Turkey, and when they’re not digging, they are blogging about digging. The Gygaia Projects—codirected by Christina Luke, a College of Arts & Sciences senior lecturer in the writing program and the archaeology department, and Chris Roosevelt, a CAS associate professor of archaeology—is trying to preserve the ancestral cultures and natural environments of the Marmara Lake basin, an area in western Turkey that was used as a resort area during the Bronze Age.  Click here to read more…