Mycenae: Vases and Spindle Whorl from Tomb 515, Kalkani Cemetery

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/3263.C0363
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Condition Black paint around vases to provide a uniform background.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Kalkani Cemetery
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1921
Creator The British School at Athens
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923: Season 1921
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: vases from tomb 515". Recorded in the register as from the 1921 season.
Notes Date is the year listed in the description of the image in the SPHS register. Plate XXVII in The Chamber Tombs at Mycenae shows the drawing of the spindle whorl (No. 16), shown in the centre of this image, as well as the actual vase No. 1, the drawing of which is shown top right in this image.
Related records [MYC 3/1/28/1], Vase from Tomb 515, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/1/28/2], Vase from Tomb 515, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/1/28/3], Vase from Tomb 515, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/1/28/4], Vase from Tomb 515, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/1/35/5], Spindle Whorl from Tomb 515, 1921-1923
Reference Wace, A.J. 1932. Chamber tombs at Mycenae. 82: Pl. XXVIII.
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 49.No. 108h.