Sparta: Terracotta figurine head from Acropolis

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0024.A90
Level Item
Description Damaged glass negative, originally a quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Condition Broken glass: corner borken off; in two pieces
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Sparta Acropolis
Ancient Sparta
Dates 1925
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Project Sparta Excavation 1924-1927
Scope and Content Part of the collection of images, 1924-1927, of the British School at Athens excavations at Sparta, Laconia. This particular image depicts an object from the 1925 season. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Statuette: head of terra cotta from Sparta, Acropolis (1925)". Listed as a Colour Slide in the SPHS negative register (A series), but the negative is black and white.
Notes Date of 1925 is listed in the SPHS register. The A series of negatives were created for colour slides produced from a colour drawings by 1913. However, the extant negatives marked in the A series are black and white.