Mycenae: Jewellery from Tomb 529, Kalkani Cemetery

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0021.A62
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Kalkani Cemetery
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1922
Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923: Season 1922
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: (BSA excav. 1922) Tomb 529. Jewels". Listed as a Colour Slide in the SPHS negative register (A series), but the negative is black and white.
Notes Date listed in the SPHS register. The A series of negatives were created for colour slides produced from a colour drawings, but the extant negatives marked in the A series are black and white. The beads in this photograph are shown on the bottom half of plate VIII in The Chamber Tombs at Mycenae; see BSA SPHS 01/3303.C0471 for a collection of beads shown in the top half of plate.
Related records [MYC 3/3/10], Works of Art from the Tomb of Clytemnestra, Third Kilometre and Kalkani Cemeteries, 1920-1923
Reference Wace, A.J. 1932. Chamber tombs at Mycenae. 82: Pl. VIII.
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 49.No. 116b.