Athenian Agora Excavations - Publications, excavation reports, excavation notebooks, contexts, objects, plans and drawings, and photos from the Agora
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Alison Frantz Photos - Images by photographer and archaeologist Alison Frantz (1903-1995) depicting Archaic and Classical sculpture, Greek archaeological sites and various finds. The collection was created between the late 1940’s – early 1970’s.
Dorothy Burr Thompson Photos - Images from Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900–2001), excavator and leading expert in ancient terracottas. The collection covers the period 1923-1955, and includes images from her travels in Greece, Turkey and Italy. In addition to the archaeological information, the collection is a mosaic of information about architecture, landscapes and customs that no longer exist.
Archaeological Photos - Documents the field activities of the American School from its establishment in 1881 until WW II, with valuable and rare images recording restoration of the Erechtheum on the Acropolis in the early 20th c., the identification of the Choregic Monument of Nikias on the South Slope of the Acropolis, the discovery of the Sanctuary of Eros and Aphrodite on the North Slope of the Acropolis in the 1930’s, the excavations at the site of Dionysus in northern Attica, the restoration of the Lion of Amphipolis, and general views of Athens.
Historical Photos - Various photographs from the archives in the Gennadius Library documenting moments of Greek history, from the late 19th to the early 20th century. Photos are collected from the Dragoumis family, the papers of Athanasios Souliotis, Nikolaos Mavris and others, as well as from the papers of author Stratis Myrivilis who fought in the Balkan Wars and the Greek-Turkish War (1919-1922).
Ion Dragoumis Letters - Letters of diplomat and Greek Parliament member Ion St. Dragoumis, covering the period 1895-1920. The Macedonian struggle, the Balkans and the Ottoman Empire, the Greek language and the use of the Demotic, are some of the issues that appear in Dragoumis’ correspondence.
|Inventory Number||P 4784|
|Section Number||Β 1254|
|Title||Pyxis with Lid|
Ύστερη γεωμετρική πυξίδα και πώμα με τρία ομοιώματα αλόγων στη λαβή 725 – 700 π.Χ.
|Description||The body mended from several fragments; the cover intact; the horses broken off but complete.|
a) Flat-bottomed pyxis with slightly convex side wall flanged inside the rim to receive the lid. Flange and lid pierced for tying. On side wall, from bottom: two narrow bands, row of dots, three black bands. Wide zone divided by cross-hatched bands between vertical lines into square and narrow metopes, alternating. In squares, swastikas with linked dotted circles in their arms; in oblongs, checker- board pattern. Above, narrow black band, and on flange, two. On bottom, three narrow rings with interrupted frieze outside; wavy line, dotted on both sides; dot rosettes inside and outside hollows; dotted cross inside three narrow concentric rings.
b) Lid: shaped like an inverted shallow plate. Around rim: parallel stroke series alternating with St. Andrew's crosses, three narrow bands, row of dots, three bands, row of dots, three bands. On flat center part, which has a hole in the middle, three horses, entirely glazed except bands and linked dots on chests and necks, rows of dots between lines down manes, spine, and tails. In exergue front and back, between swastikas, parallel stroke series.
Buff slip, glaze black to reddish.
Γεωμετρική πυξίδα με κάλυμμα, που φέρει τρία ειδώλια ίππων ως λαβή. Στο σώμα διακρίνεται ζώνη που χωρίζεται με τη βοήθεια κάθετων γραμμών σε μετόπες, οι οποίες φέρουν κόσμημα πεδίου σκακιού, αγκυλωτού σταυρού και ρόδακες. Στο κάλυμμα διακρίνονται σειρές από επάλληλες μελανές στιγμές.
Leica, 5-66, 5-84, 5-170, I-29
Ptg. 93, Ptg. 94
|PD Number||Ptg. 93, Ptg. 94|
|Dimensions||Diam. a) 0.275, b) 0.256; H. (w/ lid) 0.195, a) 0.076, b) (of horses) 0.095|
|Date||2 March 1935|
|Bibliography||Museum Guide (2014), p. 117.|
Wecowski (2014), p. 276, fig. 5.3.
Papadopoulos (2007b), p. 127, figs. 120F, G.
Camp (1986), p. 31.
Guide (1976), p. 227, fig. 116.
Archaeology 22 (1969), p. 25.
Coldstream (1968), pl. 10 k, l.
Guide (1962), p. 150, pl. XIIb.
Hesperia Suppl. 2 (1939), XVIII 6, pp. 89, 90, figs. 60, 61.
AJA 39 (1935), p. 176, fig. 4.
ILN (19 October 1935), p. 648, fig. 6.
Agora XIV, p. 14, pl. 23b.