Drawings of Mycenaean dagger blades with decoration

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/4887.4551
Level Item
Description Glass negative, half plate size, a copy negative. The SPHS register indicates that the negative size was a number 1 (quarter plate).
Dimensions 16 x 12 cm
Dates Latest 1919
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Mycenaean: dagger blades 1) galloping horses, 2) flying sphinx, 3) spiral decoation".
Notes Latest date is based on inclusion in the 1919 SPHS slide accession list. The 1909 SPHS Catalogue of Slides incorrectly lists this SPHS number as the Theatre of Dionysus. The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, catalogue number XJ264 as "Mycenae: rapier, dagger".
Reference 1919 JHS 39: 5th accession to 1913 slide catalogue. xlviii.SPHS 4551. Link to article