Mycenae: Detail of the carving on the ivory handle of the Bronze Mirror from the tomb of Clytemnestra

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/3617.C0859
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Condition Back paint and tape used around the object to cover imperfections.
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, detail on a large scale".
Notes Date is based on excavations at Mycenae. This is a detail of the Bronze mirror (SPHS C.858) that was excavated in the dromos of the tomb of Clytemnestra by Tsountas and is now in the the Athens National Museum.
Related records [MYC 3/4/10/3], Ivory Handle of Bronze Mirror, 1920-1923
Reference 1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 48.No. 104a, b.