Mycenae: Impression of a clay sealing from the Rhyton Well

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1704.4234
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a drawing.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Rhyton Well
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920
Creator The British School at Athens
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923: Season 1920
Scope and Content Part of a collection of images of the BSA's 1920s excavations at Mycenae. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Mycenae: Rhyton Well. Impression of clay sealing".
Notes Date is listed in the caption for the 1920 SPHS accessions to the slide list. A drawing showing a seal impression with the pencilled notation "side view of clay sealing showing thickness". Cropped from the negative is a partial view of another object (a fragment of an anthropomorphic vessel), drawn on the same sheet as the sealing. The anthropomorphic vessel fragment appears in BSA 25: pl. VII.c.
Related records [MYC 3/3/01], Clay Seal - Impression and Section, 1920
Reference 1920 JHS 40: 6th accession to 1913 slide catalogue. lxxviii.SPHS 4234. Link to article
1919. BSA 24: 205, fig. 1. Link to article