Rhitsona [ancient Mycalessus]: 'Cheese Grater' Male Terracotta Figurine

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Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0017.A29
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a print.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Rhitsona
Dates 1907
Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Collection event Rhitsona Excavation 1907-1909
Scope and Content Part of a group of images from the British School at Athens excavations at Rhitsona in Boeotia in 1907 and 1908. The original description in the SPHS negative register reads: "Terra cotta from Rhitsona: cheese grater. (BSA. XIV.pl.7b)". Listed as a Colour Slide in the SPHS negative register (A series), but the negative is black and white.
Notes Date based on the excavation of Rhitsona (ancient Mycalessus) and its publication. The A series of negatives were created for colour slides produced from a colour drawings by 1913. However, the extant negatives marked in the A series are black and white.
Reference 1908. BSA 14: pl. VII.B. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 11.SPHS A.29. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 111.SPHS A.29. Link to article
1921 JHS 41: Slide Sets. lxi.SPHS A.29. Link to article