Mycenae: Lintel of the Roofless Treasury [Lion Tholos Tomb]

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 03/0220.1434
Level Item
Description Glass lantern slide, standard 3.25 x 3.25 inch square.
Dimensions 8 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Lion Tomb
Ancient Mycenae
Dates Latest 1900
Donor/Creator Bosanquet, Professor Robert Carr
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Mycenae: Lintel of roofless treasury".
Notes Published in the SPHS accessions to the image collection in JHS for 1900, identified as catalogue number Dc 54. Date of the image, therefore, must date prior to 1900. The two figures on the tomb may be E.A. Gardner and E.F. Benson, placing the date to anytime between 1891 and 1895 when Benson was a student at the British School at Athens and Gardner was Director. Other Collections: The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, catalogue number XK12 as "Mycenae: Lintel of roofless tholos". There is also a copy in the Liverpool Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Liverpool University, Garstang Museum.
Reference 1900 JHS 20: Catalogue of Slides. lvii.Dc 54. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. c.SPHS 1434. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 41.SPHS 1434. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 66.SPHS 1434. Link to article