you want to know more about Phrygia in Iron Ages, and if this website don't
fulfil all your questions, these books will quench your thirst of knowledge.
They are accessible in any library of good level ; you will definitely find
them in the library of an University.
The Cambridge Ancient History is a series of books written by the specialists
of the different fields ; M. Mellink wrote the Phrygian part : "The
native Kingdoms of Anatolia", The Cambridge Ancient History III,
2, 1991, p. 619-675 [in English].
in Ancient History, it is wise to check the Realencyclopedie der Altertumswissenschaft.
The article of W. Ruge is still useful : "Phrygia", RE XX/1,
1941, col. 781-860 [in German].
M. Voigt wrote a very convenient article on Gordion in the Oxford Encyclopedia
of Archaeology in the Near East, vol.2, Oxford University Press, Oxford,
1997, col. 426-431. It summarises the recent results and presents an overall
view of the site.
view lacks in the final reports of the Gordion team but they nonetheless
remain central for Phrygian studies.
Young, R.S., DeVries, K., Kohler, E.L., McClellan, J.F., Mellink, M.J.,
Sams, G.K., The Gordion excavations. Final reports volume I. Three great
Early tumuli, University Museum monograph 43, Philadelphie, 1981.
Kohler, E.L., Gordion Special Reports II : The lesser phrygian tumuli
: Part I : the inhumations, Gordion Excavations 1950-1973, University
Museum Monograph 88, Philadelphia, 1995.
Gunter, A., Gordion Excavations : Final report III : The Bronze Age, University
Museum, Philadelphie, 1991.
Sams, G.K., The Gordion Excavations 1950-1973 : The Early Phrygian pottery,
Final reports, vol.4, University Musum Monograph, Philadelphia, 1994.
monograph are published on a category of artefacts :
Roller, L.E., Gordion Special studies I : non-verbal graffiti, dipinti
and stamps, University Museum monograph 63, Philadelphia, 1987.
Romano, I.B., Gordion Special studies 2 : The terracotta figurines and
related vessels, University Museum Monographie 89, Philadelphie, 1995.
Bibliography is very important on this complicated aspect of Phrygian
life. To start, L. Roller's book might be the best guide : In search of
god the mother, the cult of the Anatolian Cybele, University of California
Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, 1999.