Palaikastro: Barrel shaped pithos

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 03/2877.7290
Level Item
Description Glass lantern slide, standard 3.25 x 3.25 inch square.
Dimensions 8 x 8 cm
Place Roussolakkos
Palaikastro
Dates 1901
Creator The British School at Athens
Scope and Content Part of a group of images from the British School at Athens excavations at Palaikastro, Crete in the 1902-1905. The original description in the SPHS negative register reads: "Palaikastro: large Jar".
Notes According to p.98 of the 1923 publication, The unpublished objects from the Palaikastro excavations, this barrel shaped pithos was found in 1901 by Anagnostes Pegadoulakes near his cottage on high ground just within the southern limit of the Minoan town, but outside the general . It was then purchased by D.G. Hogarth and presented to the Candia [Heraklion] Museum. Other views of this jar is shown in BSA SPHS 01/2878.7291 and BSA SPHS 01/2879.7292 (see related records).
Related records [BSA SPHS 01/2876.7290], Palaikastro: Large jar, 1901
[BSA SPHS 01/2878.7291], Palaikastro: Barrel shaped pithos, 1901
[BSA SPHS 01/2879.7292], Palaikastro: Barrel shaped pithos, 1901
Reference 1907 JHS 27: 3rd accession to 1904 slide catalogue. lxxiv.SPHS 7290. Link to article
1908 JHS 28: 4th accession to 1904 slide catalogue. lxxxiv.SPHS 7290. Link to article