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Photograph of the Hearth at Megaron from the West [MYC 4/06/2], Photograph of the Hearth at Megaron from the West, 1920-1923

B/W photograph showing the hearth at Megaron from the west. The photograph displays the many layers of painted stucco that make up the hearth. It is glued to the same piece of paper as MYC 4/06/01. The photo was likely taken by either Dr. C. W. Blegen or A. J. B. Wace

Photograph of Grave Circle from the North [MYC 4/08], Photograph of Grave Circle from the North, 1920-1923

B/W photograph on mount board showing the actual state of the Grave Circle and Royal Shaft Graves photographed from the north. On the ridge beyond can be seen the entrance to the "Treasury of Atreus". The plain and citadel of Argos lie in the distance. This item was used for the 1936 Exhibition and so is also cross-referenced as follows: 1936 Exhibition Collection: 1936 EXH - 103

Walter Heurtley's 1922 Pottery Notebook [MYC 1/4], Walter Heurtley's 1922 Pottery Notebook, 1922

Notebook, labelled 'Pots', recording pottery from the 1922 excavation season. Includes written notes, rough drawings, and detailed sketches for full pots and sherds.

Section Through Great Ramp [MYC 2/1/02], Section Through Great Ramp, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the section the Great Ramp including the elevation of the later rubble wall with a timber frame. There is a scale for reference and the drawing contains minor annotations.

Section Through Ring of Slabs in Grave Circle [MYC 2/1/01], Section Through Ring of Slabs in Grave Circle, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the section showing construction of ring slabs on the east side of the Grave Circle. The constituent parts of the section are labeled and the drawing contains minor annotations.

Section Through Ramp House [MYC 2/1/03], Section Through Ramp House, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the section the Ramp House with the constituent parts labeled. There is a scale for reference, a legend which identifies the periods of construction, and minor annotations.

Diagrammatic Section of Pithos Area [MYC 2/1/04], Diagrammatic Section of Pithos Area, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of a diagrammatic section of the Pithos Area with the constituent parts labeled. There is also a scale for reference and minor annotations.

Plan and Section of The Treasury of Atreus Threshold [MYC 2/1/05], Plan and Section of The Treasury of Atreus Threshold, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the plan and section of the threshold of the Treasury of Atreus along with illustrations of the conglomerate blocks from the inner chamber. There is also a scale for reference, a legend which identifies the materials used in construction, and minor annotations.

Plan and Section of the Tomb of the Genii [MYC 2/1/06], Plan and Section of the Tomb of the Genii, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the plan and section of the Tomb of the Genii, also known as the “Perfect Tholos Tomb.” There is also a scale for reference and minor annotations.

Plan of Shaft Graves and Houses to the South [MYC 2/1/07], Plan of Shaft Graves and Houses to the South, 1920-1923

It is a final drawing of the plan of the shaft graves and the houses to the south. None of the sites are labeled, but there is a scale for reference. There is a light sketch of a building plan on the back

Plan of Shaft Graves and Houses to the South [MYC 2/1/08], Plan of Shaft Graves and Houses to the South, 1920-1923

Printed copy of a final drawing of the plan of the shaft graves and the houses to the south. None of the sites are labeled, but there is a scale for reference. There is a light sketch and written measurements on the back. See MYC 2/1/07 which may be the original it is based on.

Plan of the Palace [MYC 2/1/10], Plan of the Palace, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the plan of the palace. None of the constituent parts are labeled, but there is a scale for reference.

The Palace Mycenae [MYC 2/1/11], The Palace Mycenae, 1921-1923

It is a final drawing of the plan of the palace showing different phases. Some of the constituent parts are labeled; there is a scale for reference and a legend which identifies the walls.

Plan of the Palace [MYC 2/1/12], Plan of the Palace, 1920-1923

Printed copy of a final drawing of the plan of the palace. None of the constituent parts are labeled, but there is a scale for reference. See also MYC 2/1/10 which may be the original it is based on.

Plan of the Palace [MYC 2/1/13], Plan of the Palace, 1921-1923

Printed copy of a final drawing of the plan of the palace. None of the constituent parts are labeled, but there is a scale for reference. See also MYC 2/1/10 which may be the original it is based and MYC 2/1/12 which is another printed copy of it.

Plan and Section of the Treasury of Atreus [MYC 2/1/30], Plan and Section of the Treasury of Atreus, 1920-1923

It is a final ink drawing of the plan and section of the Treasury of Atreus. It has a legend identifying the materials used in construction and a scale for reference. A preliminary version of section C-D is represented in MYC 2/2/1 and a preliminary version of section E-F is represented in MYC 2/2/2.

Plan and Section of Outdoor Staircase [MYC 2/2/23], Plan and Section of Outdoor Staircase, 1920-1923

It is a preliminary plan and section of various outdoor staircases drawn on transparent drawing paper and includes annotations. It gives views from both outside and inside the staircase, as well as views from multiple angles.

Plan and Section of Outdoor Staircase [MYC 2/2/24], Plan and Section of Outdoor Staircase, 1920-1923

It is a preliminary plan and section of various outdoor staircases drawn on transparent drawing paper and includes annotations. It gives views from both outside and inside the staircase, as well as views from multiple angles.

Plan and Section of Outdoor Staircase [MYC 2/2/25], Plan and Section of Outdoor Staircase, 1920-1923

It is a preliminary plan and section of various outdoor staircases drawn on transparent drawing paper and includes annotations and some calculations. It gives views from both outside and inside the staircase, as well as views from multiple angles.

Plan of Grave Circle and Surrounding Buildings [MYC 2/2/31], Plan of Grave Circle and Surrounding Buildings, 1920-1923

Preliminary plan of Grave Circle A and the surrounding buildings. Part of a printed version of the plan has been pasted on top of board and then added to in ink. The buildings are labeled with numbers and letters and the drawing includes some annotations.

Tell-El-Amarna Style Vase Fragment [MYC 3/1/01], Tell-El-Amarna Style Vase Fragment, 1920-1923

Final ink drawing of a L.H. III Tell-el Amarna style vase found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labeled part “a” since MYC 3/1/1 – MYC 3/1/7 were formerly parts of the same plate. It is lightly labeled “102” in blue pencil.

“Close Style” Bowl of the Granary Class from East Basement [MYC 3/1/09], “Close Style” Bowl of the Granary Class from East Basement, 1920

Watercolour drawing of a L.H. III bowl ornamented with black-brown glaze paint in the “close style,” but belonging to the granary class. It was found in the East Basement of the Granary. It is labeled part “b” since MYC 3/1/8 – MYC 3/1/9 were formerly parts of the same plate. It is labeled “4” on the front in pencil.

Walter Heurtley's 1922 Excavation Notebook [MYC 1/3], Walter Heurtley's 1922 Excavation Notebook, 1922

Notebook recording the progress of the excavations and information about finds throughout the 1922 season. In addition to the excavation notes, it also includes sketches and some watercolours of people, landscapes and other sites visited near Mycenae.

Reconstruction Drawing of North West Angle of the Palace’s Court [MYC 2/1/29], Reconstruction Drawing of North West Angle of the Palace’s Court, 1920-1923

Final reconstruction drawing depicting the north-west angle of the Court of the Palace as it appeared in L.H. III.

Deep Bowl Fragment [MYC 3/1/03], Deep Bowl Fragment, 1920-1923

Final ink drawing of a LH III deep bowl fragment found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labelled “c” in ink on the front and “88” on the back in pencil.

Deep Bowl Fragment [MYC 3/1/04], Deep Bowl Fragment, 1920-1923

Final ink drawing of a LH III deep bowl fragment found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labelled “d” in ink on the front and “88” on the back in pencil.

Deep Bowl Fragment [MYC 3/1/05], Deep Bowl Fragment, 1920-1923

Final ink drawing of a LH III deep bowl fragment found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labelled “e” in ink on the front.

Deep Bowl Fragment [MYC 3/1/06], Deep Bowl Fragment, 1920-1923

Final ink drawing of a LH III deep bowl fragment found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labelled “f” in ink on the front and “108” on the back in pencil.

Shallow Spreading Bowl Fragment [MYC 3/1/07], Shallow Spreading Bowl Fragment, 1920-1923

Final ink drawing of a LH III shallow spreading bowl fragment found in Stratum II near the west wing of the Lion Gate. It is labelled “g” on the front in ink and “88” on the back in pencil.

Pottery fragment of Palace Style Amphorae from Tomb of Aegisthus [MYC 3/1/20], Pottery fragment of Palace Style Amphorae from Tomb of Aegisthus, 1922-1923

Watercolour drawing of a LH II pottery fragment from a Palace Style Amphorae. It was found in the dromos of the Tomb of Aegisthus. It is labelled in ink, “g” on the front and “59” and “750” on the back.

Tea-cup Shaped Vase from Tomb 520 [MYC 3/1/21], Tea-cup Shaped Vase from Tomb 520, 1921-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH III vase found in the chamber of tomb 520 in the Kalkani Cemetery. It is labelled “e” in ink and “3” in pencil on the front.

Painted Pottery from Kalkani Cemetery, Tombs 516 & 518 [MYC 3/1/25], Painted Pottery from Kalkani Cemetery, Tombs 516 & 518, 1920-1923

7 watercolour drawings of LH I & II pottery from Kalkani Cemetery, Tombs 516 & 518. The drawings are pasted onto an exhibition board as they were displayed in the BSA 1936 Exhibition at Burlington House, London. The individual drawings now numbered: MYC 3/1/25/1 - MYC 3/1/25/7. They were annotated in pen after the exhibition with bibliographic references.

LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 4 [MYC 3/1/25/1], LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 4, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 518, no. 4. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

LH I Vase from Tomb 516, No. 2 [MYC 3/1/25/2], LH I Vase from Tomb 516, No. 2, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 516, no. 2. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 31 [MYC 3/1/25/3], LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 31, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 518, no. 31. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

LH I Vase from Tomb 516, No. 1 [MYC 3/1/25/4], LH I Vase from Tomb 516, No. 1, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 516, no. 1. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 17 [MYC 3/1/25/5], LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 17, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 518, no. 17. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 33 [MYC 3/1/25/7], LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 33, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 518, no. 33. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 30 [MYC 3/1/25/6], LH I Vase from Tomb 518, No. 30, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LH I vase from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 518, no. 30. This is 1 of 7 drawings included an exhibition board (MYC 3/1/25/1).

Ceramics from Kalkani Cemetery [MYC 3/1/31], Ceramics from Kalkani Cemetery, 1920-1923

Three watercolour drawings pasted on mount board depicting vases from Tombs 517, 518, & 527 of the Kalkani Cemetery. The individual drawings are numbered MYC 3/1/31/1 - MYC 3/1/31/3 and are ordered from left to right and top to bottom.

Jug from Tomb 518 [MYC 3/1/31/1], Jug from Tomb 518, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LHII Jug from the Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 518. MYC 3/1/31/1 - MYC 3/1/31/3 are parts of MYC 3/1/31 and are pasted together on the same mount board which was previously framed.

Jug from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 527 [MYC 3/1/31/3], Jug from Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 527, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of LHIII jug from the Kalkani Cemetery, Tomb 527. MYC 3/1/31/1 - MYC 3/1/31/3 are parts of MYC 3/1/31 and are pasted together on the same mount board which was previously framed.

Winifred Lamb's 1922 Notebook [MYC 1/2], Winifred Lamb's 1922 Notebook, 1922

This notebook is a continuation of notebook MYC 1/2 and is written in June of 1922. The first half mostly records the tombs of the Kalkani Cemetery and the second half documents excavations back at the Palace, both inside and the areas around it including details on the Hearth, Throne Room/Megaron, Terrace of Pithoi; as well as the Ramp House, the Granary, and some of the Tholos Tombs. She also has made sketches and written notes on several artefacts and the iconography of some frescoes.

Fresco fragments showing a woman holding a piece of textile [MYC 3/2/34], Fresco fragments showing a woman holding a piece of textile, 1920-1923

Watercolour drawing of fresco fragments showing what appears to be a seated or kneeling woman holding a piece of textile. Drawing is labelled “2101” on the back.

Fragment #3 from Fresco of Men and Bulls from Ramp House [MYC 3/2/01], Fragment #3 from Fresco of Men and Bulls from Ramp House, 1920-1921

Watercolour drawing of a fresco fragment found at the Ramp House probably from a fresco displaying men in athletic competition and bulls. This fragment is also included in MYC 3/2/14 & MYC 4/05.

Fragment #20 from Fresco of Men and Bulls from Ramp House [MYC 3/2/02], Fragment #20 from Fresco of Men and Bulls from Ramp House, 1920-1921

Watercolour drawing of fragment #20 from the fresco displaying men in athletic competition and bulls from the Ramp House. This fragment is also included in MYC 3/2/14 & MYC 4/05.

Fragments #23-25 from Fresco of Women from Ramp House [MYC 3/2/03], Fragments #23-25 from Fresco of Women from Ramp House, 1920-1921

Watercolour drawing of fragments #23-25 from the fresco displaying women from the Ramp House. These fragments are also included in MYC 3/2/04, MYC 3/2/15, MYC 4/01, and MYC 4/06.

Fragments #23 & 25 from Fresco of Women from Ramp House [MYC 3/2/04], Fragments #23 & 25 from Fresco of Women from Ramp House, 1920-1921

Watercolour drawing of fragments #23 & 25 from the fresco displaying women from the Ramp House. These fragments are also included in MYC 3/2/03, MYC 3/2/15, MYC 4/01, and MYC 4/06.

Fragment #13 and Others from Fresco of Plant with Blue Leaves from Ramp House [MYC 3/2/05], Fragment #13 and Others from Fresco of Plant with Blue Leaves from Ramp House, 1920-1921

Watercolour drawing of fragment #13, along with 4 other unpublished fragments, from the fresco displaying plants with blue leaves from the Ramp House. The individual fragments are numbered (14 & 14a-d). The fragment labeled “14” in this image is identical to fragment “13” in MYC, 3/2/16, MYC 4/02, & MYC 4/07

Fragment #27 and Others from Fresco of Abstract Patterns from Ramp House [MYC 3/2/06], Fragment #27 and Others from Fresco of Abstract Patterns from Ramp House, 1920-1921

Watercolour drawing of fragment #27, along with four other unpublished fragments, from the fresco displaying abstract patterns of lines, spots, and other markings colored red, yellow, blue, black, and white from the Ramp House. The central fragment is identical to fragment #27 from MYC 4/03 & MYC 4/08.