Melos, Phylakopi: Obsidian and flint, blades, core, etc.

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1602.4074
Level Item
Description The glass negative is full plate size, a copy negative.
Dimensions 21.5 x 16 cm
Place Phylakopi
Melos Island
Dates 1896-1899
Creator The British School at Athens
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: "Melos: Phylakopi, obsidian knives".
Notes The dates are based on the excavation seasons at Phylakopi. Written on the image is 39A (crossed out) and 74. Six of the pieces of obsidian are seen in fig. 192 in the 1904 publication of Excavations at Phylakopi. A near duplicate of BSA SPHS 01/1603.4075. A near duplicate of BSA SPHS 01/1602.4074 (see related record).
Related records [BSA SPHS 01/1603.4075], Melos, Phylakopi: Obsidian and flint, blades, core, etc., 1896-1899
Reference Atkinson, T.D. et al. 1904. Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos. 4: 219, fig. 192.