Mycenae: Gold objects from Tomb 515. Kalkani Cemetery

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/3302.C0470
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a drawing with black paint around objects.
Condition Black paint around objects to provide a uniform background.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Kalkani Cemetery
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1922
Creator The British School at Athens
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923: Season 1922
Scope and Content Part of a collection of images of the BSA's 1920s excavations at Mycenae. The original description in the SPHS negative register reads: "Mycenae: Tomb 515, gold objects". Recorded in the register as from the 1922 season.
Notes Date is the year listed in the description of the image in the SPHS register. The related records MYC 3/3/11/3 and MYC 3/3/11/6 contains numerous items from this photograph as colour drawings, mounted separately on a board. It does not include the small beads on either side of the stringed beads. The published plate in Wace 1932 Chamber Tombs at Mycenae does not include the same beads as well as the three gold objects in the centre.
Related records [MYC 3/3/11/3], Gold Jewellery from Tomb 515, 1920-1923
[MYC 3/3/11/6], Gold Jewellery, 1920-1923
Reference Wace, A.J. 1932. Chamber tombs at Mycenae. 82: Pl. XXXIII (Top).