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Sardis Dig Yields Two Enigmatic Ritual Deposits
2014-03-04 11:42:49

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin - Madison By any measure, the ancient city of Sardis — home of the fabled King Croesus, a name synonymous with gold and vast wealth, and the city where coinage was invented — is an archaeological wonder. The ruins of Sardis, in what is now Turkey, have been a rich source of knowledge about classical antiquity from the 7th century B.C., when the city was the capital of Lydia, through later Greek and Roman occupations. Now, however, Sardis has...


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