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This area allows you to search for and learn about artifacts published by the Sardis Expedition. Currently (2017) the database consists of artifacts in the exhibition and catalog “The Lydians and Their World” (Yapı Kredi Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul, 2010). In coming months we intend to add objects from all Sardis Reports and Monographs.

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  • Cooking pot
    Cooking pot

    Pottery

    Ceramic

    Ca. mid-sixth century BC (Lydian)

    Ceramic cooking pot (chytra) of clay, with many fine sand inclusions to prevent the vessel from cracking when placed on the fire (cookingware). Flat bottom, globular body, thickened rim. High-swung strap handle. Intact. Height 0.133 m, diameter of...

  • Cooking stand
    Cooking stand

    Pottery

    Ceramic

    Ca. mid-sixth century BC (Lydian)

    Coarse cookingware stand to support a cooking pot on a hearth. Wheel-made tapering cylindrical body with ca. one-fourth of the diameter cut away to give access to coals within. Thickened lip, with beveled top where cooking pot rests. Three triangu...

  • Cooking pot
    Cooking pot

    Pottery

    Ceramic

    Ca. mid-sixth century BC (Lydian)

    Small globular cooking pot of coarse cookingware. Flat bottom, globular body, outturned rim. High-swung strap handle. Thin wash on exterior surface. Interior slightly eroded from use, exterior reddened on one side. Mended from fragments, almost co...

  • Cooking pot lid
    Cooking pot lid

    Pottery

    Ceramic

    Ca. mid-sixth century BC (Lydian)

    Flat profile, with flaring knob handle. Part of circumference cut away to provide space for cooking pot handle. Intact. Height 0.054, diameter 0.200.

  • Urn 3:huam:sd2010 4230 dynmc?viewheight=200
    Cooking pot.

    Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul

  • Urn 3:huam:sd2010 4213 dynmc?viewheight=200
    Cooking stand.

    Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul

  • Urn 3:huam:sd2010 4253 dynmc?viewheight=200
    Cooking pot.

    Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul

  • Urn 3:huam:sd2010 4215 dynmc?viewheight=200
    Cooking pot lid.

    Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul

  • Urn 3:huam:sd2009 2142 dynmc?viewheight=200
    Cooking pot in situ.

    ©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College

  • Urn 3:huam:sd2010 4214 dynmc?viewheight=200
    Cooking pot lid, view of bottom.

    Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul

  • Urn 3:huam:c88 004 23?viewheight=200
    Cooking pots and stands from a Lydian house, reconstructed

    ©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College

  • Urn 3:huam:c93 025 12?viewheight=200
    Lydian cooking pot set up in an ancient cementation oven at sector PN

    ©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College