Knossos: View past the throne room into the E. courtyard

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1486.3849
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a photographic print.
Condition The sky area has been blacked out on the negative to produce a clean sky.
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: view past throne room into E. courtyard".
Notes Date based on the first year of excavation at Knossos when Myres was present and also date prior to Fyfe's first reconstruction in 1901. The initials JLM is written on the negative indicating that the photograph may have been taken by Myres although Evans is listed as the donor to the SPHS collection. Number 174, crossed out, is written above the print may relate to numbers in the Evans archive in the Ashmolean, Oxford. It also appears as negative number 3849 in the J.L. Myres negative register held by the archives at the Institute of Archaeology, Oxford University. Register reads: "View past Throne Room into E. Courtyard".