Discovery of Bronze-Age ‘refrigerators’ expands Homer’s Troy

From Bloomberg: Discovery of Bronze-Age `Refrigerators’ Expands Homer’s Troy.

The remains of two outsized earthenware pots, a ditch and evidence of a gate dating back more than 3,000 years are changing scholars’ perceptions about the city of Troy at the time Homer’s "Iliad" was set.

The discoveries this year show that Troy’s lower town was much bigger in the late Bronze Age than previously thought, according to Ernst Pernicka, the University of Tubingen professor leading excavations on the site in northwestern Turkey.

His team has uncovered [continue]