The Areopagus and the Cave of the Eumenides

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1779.4453
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a photographic print.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Areopagus
Dates Latest 1897
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Athens: Areopagus & Grotto of Eumenides".
Notes Published in the first SPHS catalogue of the image collection in JHS for 1897, possibly identified as catalogue number Ab 23. Date of the image, therefore, must date prior to 1897. Text below, cropped on both sides, the photograph reads: "[...] the gap between it and the Acropolis taken from just below the Propylaea. [...] corner to the right. Observe the steps going to the top of the Areopagus. The [...] [...]fuent on the top of the Hill but deliberated down in the Agora below in the Στοα Βασιλι[...].
Reference 1897 JHS 17: Catalogue of Slides. lvi.Ab 23. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. xcvii.SPHS 4453. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 37.SPHS 4453. Link to article