Sparta: Restored Laconian IV plate with an elaborate palmette design

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0027.A93
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative from a drawing.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Sparta Acropolis
Ancient Sparta
Dates 1926
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Project Sparta Excavation 1924-1927
Scope and Content Part of the collection of images, 1924-1927, of the British School at Athens excavations at Sparta, Laconia. This particular image depicts an object from the 1926 season. The original description in the SPHS register reads:"Sparta: 1926. Laconian IV. plate with elaborate palmette design, restored." Listed as a Colour Slide in the SPHS negative register (A series), but the negative is black and white.
Notes Date of 1926 is listed in the SPHS register. 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 1926. BSA 28: 69, fig. 12b. Link to article
1927 JHS 47: 13th accession to 1913 slide catalogue. lxvi.SPHS A.93. Link to article