Roman bridge across the Macestus [modern Simav river], known as the 'Sultan Chair' or Sultançayır

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/4692.9638
Level Item
Description Film negative, quarter plate size, an original negative.
Dimensions 11 x 8 cm
Place Macestus bridge
Dates 1902-1906
Creator Hasluck, Dr Frederick William
Collection event Cyzicus Survey 1902-1906
Scope and Content Part of a series of images from the survey 1902-1906 carried out by F.W. Hasluck at Cyzicus and surrounding territory in Anatolia, under the auspices of the British School at Athens. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Sultan Chair (Macestus Valley) Roman bridge".
Notes Probably taken between 1902 and 1906 by Hasluck when he states he was involved with the site and territory of Cyzicus in his 1910 monograph (Cyzicus: Being Some Account of the History and Antiquities of that City, Cambridge: CUP).