Fresco from the Wall of the Megaron (A-F)

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/2/31
Level Item
Dimensions 42.5cm x 27.4cm
Place Mycenae: Palace
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1921-1923
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content Watercolour drawing of a fresco showing a building of several stories with women either standing in the windows or outside. The fresco was badly damaged by fire and found on the floor of the Megaron in the Palace. This piece displays segments A-F, while sections G & H are displayed in MYC 3/2/32. All sections are also represented in MYC 3/2/33.
Reference Wace, Alan J. & Lamb, Winifred. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. VIII. The Palace. 6. The Court. BSA 25: 188-203. Direct link
1921. BSA 25: Pl. XLIII.a-f. Link to article