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Sardis
Σάρδεις (in Greek)
The Bath-Gymnasium complex at Sardis, late 2nd - early 3rd century AD, Sardis, Turkey (17098680002).jpg
The Greek gymnasium of Sardis
Alternate name Sardes
Location Sart, Manisa Province, Turkey
Region Lydia
Type Settlement
History
Abandoned Around 1402 AD
Cultures Greek, Lydian, Persian, Roman
Site notes
Excavation dates 1910–1914, 1922, 1958–present
Archaeologists Howard Crosby Butler, G.M.A. Hanfmann, Crawford H. Greenewalt, jr., Nicholas Cahill
Condition Ruined
Ownership Public
Public access Yes
Website Archaeological Exploration of Sardis

Sardis, was the capital of the Persian Empire.

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