Mycenae: Daggers and Blades from Tomb 518 and Tomb 529, Kalkani Cemetery

Department Archive
Collection SPHS BSA Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/3312.C0480
Level Item
Description The glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a watercolour 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: Tombs 518 & 529, daggers and blades". 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. Pencilled on the drawing is the caption: "A-C Tomb 518" and "I-H Tomb 529". From left to right the items are marked as A (knife - front and side views), B (dagger - front and side views), D (knife - front and side view), H (fragment of hilt - far right top) and C (tweezers - far right bottom), F, F, C (bottom left). The illustration in Wace 1932 shows a watercolour illustration with the addition of a spearhead from the acropolis below. The drawing on opposite page shows numbers - left to right corresponding to the letters on the drawing: 50, 49, 25, 27, 28, 26 (two identical items) and 51.
Related records [MYC 4/11/2], Bronze Dagger, Knives and Tweezer from Tombs 518 & 529, 1920-1923
Reference Wace, A.J. 1932. Chamber tombs at Mycenae. 82: Pl. VII (Top).
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 48.No. 104h.