Kylikes Fragment with Octopus Tentacles from Granary

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/1/13
Level Item
Dimensions 25.7cm x 19.4cm
Place Mycenae: Granary
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920
Project Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content B/W ink drawing of a L.H. III Kylikes sherd displaying what appear to be octopus tentacles. It was found in shaft grave in the East Basement of the Granary. It is labeled part “a” since MYC 3/1/13 – MYC 3/1/16 were formerly parts of the same plate. It is annotated in pencil on the front and labeled “101” and “632” on the back
Reference Wace, Alan J. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. VII. The Lion Gate and Grave Circle Area. 2. The Granary. BSA 25: 38-60. Direct link
1921. BSA 25: 43, fig. 11a. Link to article