Olympia: Temple of Hera [Heraion] and Mount Kronos from the S.E.

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1390.3506
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a photographic print.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Olympia: Heraion
Ancient Olympia
Dates Latest 1897
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Olympia: Temple of Hera. Hill of Crous, from S. E.".
Notes Published in the first SPHS catalogue of the image collection in JHS for 1897, identified as catalogue number Dc 36. Date of the image, therefore, must date prior to 1897. Caption written below the photograph, cropped on both sides, reads: "[...] oldest temple at Olympia, probably before 800 B.C., and that of which most is preserved. The Her[...] [...] found in it. Nothing matches; some of the columns are a single stone, some many; some [...] 4 1/2 ft.; most have 20 flutes, but one has 16. The columns were originally wood, & [...] needed. One was still wood in Pausanias' day 160 A.D."
Reference 1897 JHS 17: Catalogue of Slides. lxii.Dc 36. Link to article
1902 JHS 22: 2nd accession to 1900 slide catalogue. lv.Dc 36.SPHS 3506. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. ci.SPHS 3506. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 42.SPHS 3506. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 69.SPHS 3506. Link to article