Hydria Shard with “Curious Animal”

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/1/02
Level Item
Dimensions 16.6cm x 10.3cm
Place Mycenae: Lion Gate Vicinity
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920-1923
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content It contains a final ink drawing of a L.H. III hydria shard which displays a curious animal found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labeled part “b” since MYC 3/1/1 – MYC 3/1/7 were formerly parts of the same plate. It is labeled “108” on the back in pencil.
Reference Wace, A.J. B. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. VII. The Lion Gate and Grave Circle Area. 1. The Lion Gate. BSA 25: 9-37. Direct link
1921. BSA 25: 22, fig. 6b. Link to article