Mycenae: Jewels from Tomb 518, Kalkani Cemetery

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/3303.C0471
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a drawing.
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 518, jewels". 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 beads in this photograph are shown on the top half of plate VIII in The Chamber Tombs at Mycenae; see BSA SPHS 01/0021.A62 for a collection of beads shown in the bottom half of plate.
Related records [MYC 3/3/10/2], Bead Jewellery from Tombs 518 & 529, 1920-1923
Reference Wace, A.J. 1932. Chamber tombs at Mycenae. 82: Pl. VIII.
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 49.No. 116b.