Orientalizing Pottery from Lion Gate

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/1/11
Level Item
Dimensions 18.7cm x 10.7cm
Place Mycenae: Lion Gate Vicinity
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920-1923
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content B/W ink drawing of a L.H. III sherd of Orientalizing pottery. The drawing is black and white, although the original piece was brown clay with black drawings, detailed in purple. It was found in Stratum XI by the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labelled “b” in ink on the front with further annotations in pencil, “6” and “2/3 size”
Reference Wace, A.J. B. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. VII. The Lion Gate and Grave Circle Area. 1. The Lion Gate. BSA 25: 9-37. Direct link
1921. BSA 25: 35, fig. 10b. Link to article