Knossos: Linear script on clay tablets

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1468.3807
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative, from a drawing or possibly directly from a publication.
Condition Black tape marking off the area to be cropped.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Palace of Minos
Dates 1900
Donor/Creator Evans, Sir Arthur John
Myres, Sir John Linton
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Cnossos: Script: Clay tables, linear. (833.59) (B.S.A. VI pl. I)".
Notes Date based on the publication listed in the caption although the plate shows a photograph of tablets, not a drawing. It also appears as negative number 3807 in the J.L. Myres negative register held by the archives at the Institute of Archaeology, Oxford University. Register reads: "Script: Linear tables 833.59 (cf. MR 1901, p. 128 fig. 9)". Other Collections: The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, catalogue number XJ308 as "Knossos tablets, with linear script".
Reference 1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. cvi.SPHS 3807. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 63.SPHS 3807. Link to article