Melos, Phylakopi: View of top step of portico and the plinth of anta of the palace

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/2251.5917
Level Item
Description The glass negative is slightly smaller than a standard quarter plate size, an original negative.
Dimensions 9 x 6.5 cm
Place Phylakopi
Dates 1896-1899
Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Collection event Phylakopi Excavation 1896-1899
Scope and Content Part of a group of images from explorations and excavations on the island of Melos conducted by the British School at Athens from 1896 to 1899. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Phylakopi: fig. 50. View of top step of Portico & Plinth of anta of Palace".
Notes The dates are based on the excavation seasons at Phylakopi, although it must date prior to 1904 when it appears in the site publication. The image in Atkinson et al. (fig. 50) is not the exact same images, but the published one show a figure in the middle distance, more skyline and two figures at the top. Number 90 printed on the negative.
Reference Atkinson, T.D. et al. 1904. Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos. 4: 57, fig. 50.