Contact: Nicholas Cahill
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Caption: Scholars digging at Sardis, the capital of ancient Lydia later occupied by Greeks and Romans. Sardis, in modern Turkey, was the fabled home of King Croesus, the richest man of his day, according to lore.
Credit: Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/Harvard University
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