Knossos: Draughtboard [gaming board]

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1467.3805
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a publication.
Condition Black tape marking off the area to be cropped.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Palace of Minos
Dates 1901
Donor/Creator Evans, Sir Arthur John
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Cnossos: Draughtboard (B.S.A. VII fig. 25)".
Notes Date based on the publication of the image as fig. 25 in Arthur J. Evans, 1900/1901. "The Palace of Knossos" BSA 7:1-120. The image was used for the 1936 Exhibition of Minoan Civilization and the first 50 years work of the BSA at Burlington House in London. It also appears as negative number 3805 in the J.L. Myres negative register held by the archives at the Institute of Archaeology, Oxford University. Register reads: "Knossos. draughtboard. BSA VII fig. 25)". Other Collections: The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, catalogue number XJ71 as "Knossos: ivory draught board".
Reference 1901. BSA 7: 79, fig. 25. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. cvi.SPHS 3805. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 62.SPHS 3805. Link to article
1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 18, fig. 25.