Thera (ancient city): The τοις φιλοις phallus

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/6590.C6426
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from an SPHS index card.
Dimensions 10x8 cm
Place Ancient Thera
Thera Island
Dates Latest 1935
Donor/Creator Spranger, John Alfred
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Spranger Number x 38, Thera: the ???? ?????? phallus".
Notes Latest date is based on the listing in the SPHS slide accession list. Although there is plan of Ancient Thera annotated with Spanger's photographs and angles taken (Portfolio of plans giving the position of photographs and slides presented by J.A. Spranger, held by the Hellenic and Roman Library at the Institute of Classical Studies, London), there is no date written on the plan. The plan also only shows photographs preceded with XIV, not X . Written on the negative: "Thera: the ???? ?????? phallus".
Reference 1935 JHS 55: 21st accession to 1913 slide catalogue. 26.SPHS C.6426. Link to article