Restoration Drawing of Ivory Relief of Guardian Lions

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/4/10/5
Level Item
Dimensions 15.2cm x 25.1cm
Place Mycenae: Tomb of Aegisthus
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920-1923
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content B/W ink drawing showing fragments of a ivory plaque in a proposed restoration of the plaque showing guardian lions in heraldic posture from "Tomb of Aegisthus," L.H. II (1500-1400 B.C.). MYC 3/4/10/1 - MYC 3/4/10/5 are all included in 1936 Exhibition collection: 1936 EXH - 104
Related records [MYC 3/4/10], Objects from Beehive Tombs and Kalkani Cemetery, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/4/10/1], Bronze Mirror with Ivory Handle, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/4/10/2], Bronze Mirror with Ivory Handle Details, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/4/10/3], Ivory Handle of Bronze Mirror, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/4/10/4], Ivory Inlay from Wooden Casket, 1920-1923
[BSA SPHS 01/3611.C0853], Mycenae: Carved ivory reconstructed, from the Tomb of Aegisthus, 1922
Reference Wace, A.J. B. 1921. Excavations at Mycenae. IX. The Tholos Tombs. 2. The First Group. BSA 25: 289-315. Direct link
1921. BSA 25: 304, fig. 58. Link to article