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See Broughton, 826, for local systems of manufacture. -P. Waltzing, Etude historique sur les corporations 81. D. professionelles chez les Romains II (Brussels 1896) 239-243. Dissertation, Harvard University 1972) 59. 75. Sardis M 4 (1976) 7. 82. Sardis Rl (1975) 140-141, 186 n. 48 and S. M . Goldstein, 76. See Plan 2, no. 8; Foss, "Fall unpubl. laboratory report, July 5, 1969. of Sardis," 17. Introduction 10 According to literary sources, foreign artists and craftsmen (primarily East Greeks) were employed to create s o m e of the m o r e luxurious objects associated with the wealthy Lydian kings.

C. Also probably Achaemenid are three examples (49-51)—one in copper alloy, two in iron; the former from the R o a d Trench, the latter two from the Acropolis; none is from a good context. Closest parallels can be found in the Treasury at Persepolis. 86 The piece belongs to a class of elaborate Hellenistic jewelry apparently originating in Greece, and is a slim indication of contact with the West in this turbulent era. The R o m a n Imperial A g e is almost as deficient in definitely identifiable foreign finds.

See Chap. II, Sources 52-56. l (1932) 19, 23, 50-51, 70, nos. XI, 27, 56. See also Robert, 9-21; Pekary, 730-731. I a m grateful to G. M . A. Hanfmann for the last reference. 69. U r g e quantities of materials from the H o B industrial area have been stored in the laboratory at Sardis and would amply repay a scientific investigation. 70. See Chap. II, Sources 24, 59, 60; Sardis R 2 (1978) 29; Pernice 62-68. 73 Such factories,firstestablished under Diocletian, were very large and employed big work forces.

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