Mycenae: Jewellery from Tomb 515, Kalkani Cemetery

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0020.A61
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Kalkani Cemetery
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1922
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Project Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content Part of a collection of images of the BSA's 1920s excavations at Mycenae. The original description in the SPHS negative register reads: "Mycenae: (BSA excav. 1922) Tomb 515. Jewels." Listed as a Colour Slide in the SPHS negative register (A series), but the negative is black and white.
Notes Date listed in the SPHS register. The A series of negatives were created for colour slides produced from a colour drawings, but the extant negatives marked in the A series are black and white. The beads, etc. in this photograph appear in the top half of pl. XXX in The Chamber Tombs at Mycenae.
Related records [MYC 3/3/10/4], Bead Jewellery from Tombs 518 & 529, 1920-1923
Reference Wace, A.J. 1932. Chamber tombs at Mycenae. 82: Pl. XXX (Top).
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 50.No. 116c.