Bull’s Head Ornament from Triple Loop Handled Vase

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/1/15
Level Item
Dimensions 9.6cm x 13.2cm
Place Mycenae: Granary
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content B/W ink drawing of a bull’s head ornament from a triple loop handled vase of the granary class. It was found in East or West corridors of the basement in the Granary. It is labelled part “d” since MYC 3/1/13 – MYC 3/1/16 were formerly parts of the same plate. It is labelled “639” on the front and back, and “104” on the back.
Reference Wace, A.J. B. 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. 11d. Link to article