Melos, Phylakopi: View of excavation of interior of region I

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/5055.4078.3
Level Item
Description Glass negative, full plate size, a copy negative.
Dimensions 21.5 x 16 cm
Place Phylakopi
Melos Island
Dates 1896
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: view of regio III from N. (a) from well E., (b) from W., (c) from S., (d) excav. int. of regio I". Four negatives were assigned the same SPHS negative number, but all the views are different. Recorded in the SPHS register as 4078 (d).
Notes Date based on the excavation in this region of Phylakopi. "Regio" propbably stands for region. The three regions of the site are described in Smith, C. 1896/1897. "Excavations in Melos, 1897" BSA 3: 16. Region I refers to the area cleared in 1896 and corresponds to squares A 5 to C 5 along the outer wall.