Mycenae: Bronze Mirror with an ivory handle from Tsountas' excavations, Tomb of Clytemnestra

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/3616.C0858
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Mycenae: Tomb of Clytemnestra
Ancient Mycenae
Athens National Archaeological Museum
Dates 1920-1923
Donor/Creator The British School at Athens
Project Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content Part of a collection of images of the BSA's 1920s excavations at Mycenae. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Bronze mirror from grave in dromos of tomb of Clytemnestra".
Notes Date is based on excavations at Mycenae. The Bronze mirror was excavated in the dromos of the tomb of Clytemnestra by Tsountas and is now in the the Athens National Museum. SPHS C.859 shows the detail of the decoration carved on the ivory handle.
Related records [MYC 3/4/10/1], Bronze Mirror with Ivory Handle, 1920-1923
Reference 1921. BSA 25: Pl. LIX.a. Link to article
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 48.No. 104a, b.