Athenian Agora Excavations - Publications, excavation reports, excavation notebooks, contexts, objects, plans and drawings, and photos from the Agora
Corinth Excavations - Publications, excavation reports, excavation notebooks, contexts, objects, plans and drawings, and photos from Ancient Corinth
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.
Broken at the middle of the neck. The end of the nose and part of the chin are missing. Edges of the eyebrows and ears chipped.The figure wears a laurel crown; the top of the head within it has a smooth finish; probably the hair was painted. The back of the neck from ear to ear, and the back part of the crown, have not the polished finish of the rest of the face and neck; even so this surface at the back is only slightly rough. The pupils of the eyes are marked by shallow borings.The head is cle…
Bearded head, broken away at the neck; the nose and piece of the left ear missing.Close cropped hair and beard in very low relief. The iris and pupil of the eyes are both indicated. The wrinkles on the forehead are heavily marked. The surface shows distinct tool-marks.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting with bronze pin 1956.
The head of a woman from a relief, apparently to be seen half-facing. Her hair is parted in the middle, and waved low on the forehead and temples. She is veiled, the veil being set well back, so that it falls behind her ears. The nose is broken away.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base.Period of Trajan (?).
Completely preserved except for phallus. The top of the head is flat and rough-picked, and was probably originally finished with stucco.Realistic portrait of an elderly man, the lines and folds of flesh of the face are carefully shown, including even the circles under the eyes. The lips are thin, the pupil and iris of the eye are both indicated. The separate locks of hair are represented. Pentelic marble.The inscription reads: Μοιραγενησ Δρο μοκλεουσ εκ Κοιλησ επωνυμοσ Ιππο θωντιδοσ φυλησADDENDA…
The back smooth-dressed with small hole in the middle as if for attachment in a pediment. The nose and part of the chin chipped away, the rest of the surface corroded.The head is thrown back in a Scopadic pose, the eyes deep set, and the brow projecting. The marble discolored on the left side.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
A life-size statue, of which head, lower part from about knees down, and hands are missing. The shoulder and upper back are damaged. The left arm is bent at the elbow, with the hand held forward; the right hangs loosely at the side.The figure wears an undergarment with a broad flat fold down the center front, and small flat folds on either side, and it falls in two layers, one longer than the other. Over this he wears a toga trabiata, passing over the left shoulder and under the right arm, the e…
Face and part of hair preserved; broken all around; nose and right eye chipped.A portrait head, perhaps a Kosmete. An elderly man with short beard and sideburns and mustache. Deep wrinkles below cheeks; furrowed brow; wide open eyes. The hair hangs over the forehead in pointed strands. On top of the head is a low crown, formed by a plain convex band surmounted by a wreath (?).The surface of the marbles has been burned. The workmanship is not of the best.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on bas…
Broken at neck; the face scarred. The head faces left; the brows are furrowed; the eyes, deep-set, are well cut; the hair is carefully worked in small locks.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken off at the root of the neck, nose and chin damaged.A Julio-Claudian portrait of a man, summary but effective.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Nose broken away, a deep score in the forehead; surface much rubbed. Eyes, mouth, chin and ears damaged.Portrait of a man of mature years; the head turned slightly to the left, the hair close-cut and retreating from the brows.Careful work; the surface smooth polished but not glossy. Drill holes at inner corners of eyes and at corners of mouth.Fine grained Parian marble.
Right leg from just below the knee to just above the ankle preserved, with the upper part of a boot ornamented with a lion's head.A short support, tree with berries on top, at right.Pentelic marble.Possibly from the statue of the Emperor Hadrian, S 166 (Ε 87).
Forehead with front of hair and parts of eyes only preserved.A late Roman portrait head, male, with no facial modeling, the hair in short flat wavy locks, with a well-defined line between the flesh and the hair.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Over life-size. Broken off below the chin and the back; nose, mouth and chin battered. The wavy hair, parted in the center, is drawn down over the ears.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken off from a relief along its left side. Nose, mouth and chin battered.The hair is parted in the middle and tightly waved; it is drawn over the ears and covers the nape of the neck. Its surface is somewhat rough, in contrast to the carefully finished flesh. Careful work.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
The face, except for corner of left eye, and the left cheek, is missing; otherwise intact. The neck ends in a carefully cut tenon.The head is that of a man with a thick curly beard and short curly hair beginning to be thin above forehead.Island marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Battered, especially the nose and chin.A woman's head, her himation drawn up over her head. She is worn and thin in the face; her hair is barely indicated.Good workPentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Head, set in socket, missing. Feet and lower part of drapery broken off; likewise all of right shoulder, arm and chest, left hand missing.Standing male figure wearing loose himation, one end of which is slung over left shoulder and was probably held at the chest by the right hand. The other end falls to the ground in heavy folds over the left arm, which is held close to the body, the forearm extending slightly forward. The weight is on the left foot, with the right knee bent slightly.In 1965 a j…
Head, set in socket, missing; socket fully preserved. Feet and lower part of drapery broken off, also upper part of right arm and most of the fingers of the right hand. Left forearm and hand largely missing.Standing draped male figure, with weight on right foot, throwing left knee slightly forward. He wears himation, one end of which is thrown over the left shoulder and held at the chest by the right hand. The other end falls to the ground in heavy folds over the left arm, which is at his side, …
Broken at neck, nose smashed, otherwise complete except for chips.Head of a youth, facing. Small pursed lips, large ears. Hair coarsely rendered with short wavy strokes. Sharp line between hair and forehead.Summary work.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base December 1960.Period of Trajan (?).
Much battered, top of head and all of face except corners of right eye and parts of cheek missing.Hair combed back from face in a roll and turned back in a broad band over the ears and across the top of the head; small braid down the middle of the back.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.