Sparta, Terracotta antefixes from the city wall

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/2706.6989
Level Item
Description Film negative, approximately half plate size, an original negative.
Dimensions 16 x 12 cm
Place Ancient Sparta
Dates 1907
Donor/Creator The British School at Athens
Project Sparta Excavation 1906-1910
Scope and Content Part of the collection of images, 1906-1910, of the British School at Athens excavations at Sparta, Laconia. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Sparta: two antefixes".
Notes The possible number 190 is written on the border of the negative, then struck out. Date is based on data in the BSA Corporate Records - Excavation Reports for Sparta 1906, 1924-27, 1950, 1954 - Sparta Negatives for 1906 (1-18; 199-207) Negatives for 1907 (101-198). The caption in the Excavation Reports for this number reads: "TC antefixes".
Reference 1907. BSA 13: 15, fig. 6. Link to article