Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer's Troy, 1882

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CHAPTER VII.
OTHER, EXPLORATIONS IN THE TROAD.

§ I. The Ancient Town on the Bali Dagh .--I also most carefully explored with my architects the site of the small town situated on the mount just named, immediately to the south and south-east of the "tumulus of Priam," which I hold with Mr. Calvert to be the ancient city of Gergis, and which for nearly a century has had the undeserved honour of being considered as the real site of Troy. Nothing is visible above ground of the wall of

No. 137.--Wall of the first and oldest epoch.

the lower city; but its northern part seems to be buried in a far extending low elevation of the ground. The site of the lower city is indicated by a number of house-foundations, which peep out from the ground, and by very numerous fragments of Hellenic pottery. The site is crowned at its south and south-eastern extremity by a small Acropolis, which is about 200 mètres long by 100 mètres broad, and these also are approximately the dimensions of the lower town. In this citadel the late Austrian

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