Plan and Section of “Perfect Tholos Tomb” (Tomb of the Genii)

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 2/2/30
Level Item
Dimensions 48.7cm x 24.3cm
Place Mycenae: Genii Tholos Tomb
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920-1923
Creator De Jong, Mr Piet
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content It is a preliminary section of the Tomb of the Genii, also known as the “Perfect Tholos Tomb.” It is drawn on transparent drawing paper and includes annotations. Because it is a preliminary sketch, it does not match exactly what was published in ABSA 25 and Wace, Mycenae no. 15.
Related records [BSA SPHS 01/3288.C0459], Mycenae: Plan and section of the Genii Tholos, the so-called Perfect Tholos Tomb, 1922
[BSA SPHS 02/1/3289.C0459], Mycenae: Plan and section of the Genii Tholos, the so-called Perfect Tholos Tomb, 1922
Reference Wace, Alan J. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. IX. The Tholos Tombs. 4. The Third Group. BSA 25: 338-386. Direct link
Wace, Alan J. 1949. Mycenae, an archaeological history and guide. xviii, 150 p., [104] p. of plates, [6] leaves of plates.