Palaikastro: Pottery Rhyton

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0242.1464
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a photograph.
Dimensions 11 x 8 cm
Place Roussolakkos: Block Δ
Dates 1903
Donor/Creator The British School at Athens
Project Palaikastro Excavation 1902-1906
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: pottery fillers".
Notes This rhyton decorated with triton shells is described on p. 312 of BSA IX and dates to the second season of excavation at Palaikastro. Filler is an old term applied to the pottery shape of the rhyton. A photograph of the actual rhyton on the left appears in related record BSA SPHS 01/4236.8783. The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, catalogue number XJ173 as "L.M.II rhyton, marine: Palaikastro".
Related records [BSA SPHS 01/0022.A73.1], Palaikastro: Painted Rhyta, Earliest 1913
[BSA SPHS 01/0023.A73.2], Palaikastro: Painted Rhyta, Earliest 1913
[BSA SPHS 03/0243.1464], Palaikastro: Pottery Rhyton, 1903
[BSA SPHS 01/3835.7305], Palaikastro: Drawings of L.M. octopus flask, jug with papyrus design and three rhyta, 1902-1906
[BSA SPHS 01/4236.8783], Palaikastro: Pottery rhyta, 1903
Reference 1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. civ.SPHS 1464. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 60.SPHS 1464. Link to article