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Stronach, Pasargadae (Oxford, 1978), figs. 42-3 (PP. 83-5), pls 72-5. 199Betancourt (n. 169), 58-98. 200Ibid. In Lesbos recent finds of more archaic Aiolic-style pendent leaf elements have been made at Eresos (Sophoklis Roumeliotis, pers. ), and Pyrrha (Schiering,367-74). 201Betancourt (n. 169), 17-49. 202Although the two styles were known to have been used concurrently (and clearly therefore it was not simply a case of diachronic stylistic development),203the question was not asked of why this particulartype of architecturewas chosen in the first place for use in large-scale architecture or funerary monuments.

Ii. 858. 28), and if Hyrrhas had already attained such an eminent position, on Pittakos (Arist. Pol. 1285 Alkaios' slur of xacxocnarpLb6ag a 39) must therefore be a reference to his foreign ancestry rather than any idea that he was of low birth: see Page, I69-7I. 227Page (n. 9); Campbell (n. 186), Sappho frs. 39 (imports of Lydian leatherwork),96 (freedom of movement between Lesbos and Lydia);Alkaios fr. 69 (and 306, a commentary on fr. 69, concerning Lydian interference in the factional disputes at Mytilene).

25 (p. 122); for the literary references to Ainos as an Aiolic, or specifically Mytilenean, colony see Hdt. vii. 58; Thuc. vii. 57; Scymn. 696; Strab. vii. 51 (52); Steph. Byz. v. Aivog. EARLY LESBOS BETWEEN EAST AND WEST 30o however, and displayed still more conservative, 'Anatolian' trends. 209 (d) CERAMICS The ceramic repertoirein the island throughout the archaic period continues to be dominated by Aiolic grey wares (FIG. 210 The high quality of the production of much of the grey ware,211together with the number of different contexts in which it appears, are strong indicators that within the island at least the value attached to the pottery could be considerable.

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