Frieze of Warriors and Horses

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/2/35
Level Item
Dimensions 73.4cm x 45.6cm (image itself)
Place Mycenae: Palace
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920-1923
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content Watercolour drawing of proposed reconstruction of a fresco frieze of warriors and horses made during the BSA excavations in Mycenae, 1920-1923. The actual pieces of the frieze were found by Christos Tsountas in the Megaron during his excavations there in 1886. This drawing is also included in 1936 Exhibition collection as: 1936 EXH - 112.
Reference Wace, A.J. B. & Lamb, Winifred. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. VIII. The Palace. 3. The Pithos Area. BSA 25: 160-178. Direct link
1921. BSA 25: Pl. XXVII. Link to article