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.
Both feet, parts of right hand, all of left, head and top of shoulders, missing. Minor chips from drapery.Himation clad figure, the weight resting on right foot, left knee thrust a little forward. Right hand holds fold of drapery over chest, left hand rests at side, with wrist swathed in a heavy fold of drapery.Shoulders apparently repaired, for an iron dowel is still present in top of statue to fasten on a separate shoulder piece. Back of drapery rests on part of a plinth.Pentelic marble.
Bearded male head broken off at root of neck; nose and eyebrows chipped, left ear lobe broken off. The brows furrowed, the beard and hair freely drilled. The hair at back of head merely blocked out. Surface of marble fresh and white, little weathered. Antonine style.Pentelic marble.Cf. Hesperia Suppl. IV (1940), p. 101.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken off at the top of neck; tip of nose missing; traces of fire below.Bearded and mustached male portrait head. Pupils doubly drilled; iris grooved. Hair of head lightly drilled, of face stippled.Fair work.Pentelic marble.Cf. Hesperia Suppl. IV (1940), p. 101.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Head of a young man broken off at the base of neck; tip of nose missing,He has a mustache and sideburns. The hair is lightly drilled in front, the eyebrows are rendered plastically; pupil drilled in crescent shape; iris incised; hair of face lightly stippled.Style of mid third century A.D.Pentelic marble.Cf. Hesperia Suppl. IV (1940), p. 101.
Broken off at neck. Forehead and front part of hair missing, back of neck and back hair also broken off. Features badly chipped and rubbed.Life-size head, with slightly parted lips, broad nose and eyes with wide under-lids.Hair very summarily treated; ordinary workmanship. Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.ADDENDA Initially interpreted as probably a female head.
The face is much rubbed and worn.A middle-aged man with light beard and mustache, and curly hair.The neck was cut to be inset. Drill holes for the attachment of a wreath.Good workmanship.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken on all sides; preserved from top of head to eyes.Male head wearing laurel-wreath crown.Pentelic marble.Joined to S 1531 (Π 815).Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken below neck. Surface for the most part very badly pitted by the acids from the cesspool, but very carefully finished where preserved.Life-sized head of a youth, with close-cropped curly hair; at center of back of head, a separate short curly strand done in higher relief.The face has a calm expression.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken at neck; end of nose and most of right ear missing; chin, forehead, left cheek and left ear chipped.Elderly man with high wrinkled forehead; short cropped hair indicated by shallow incised lines.Careful work.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950. Reset with heavier dowel 1956
Complete except for chip from nose and parts of curls at neck.Life-size head made to set into a statue; the head turned slightly to the figure's right. The hair is parted in the middle and heavily waved in either side. Across the front of the head is a fillet, behind which the hair is dressed in melon waves. Small curls hand down by the ears. Pupils and irises bored and incised.Prominent file marks on the face, chisel marks on the base of the neck, and protuberances on the setting tongue suggest…
Broken away above and behind.Preserved are the nose, mouth and chin of a life-sized bearded head.Back added from circled marbles in section Κ November 1953.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken at neck; nose and chin missing; surface battered.Male head with short cut hair, short beard, high domed head, wrinkles across the forehead.Traces of mortar attached to hair and in one ear suggest that the head had been used in some wall earlier than that in which it was found, for the latter had no mortar.Pentelic marble, very crumbly.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Broken off at neck, chipped at nose, mouth and chin, and considerably battered.Small female head, less than half life-size, her hair arranged in an elaborate Flavian style, made up of braids giving a herringbone effect, and built out at the back to a projecting disk.Just above the center of the forehead, and behind the front line of the hair is a shallow horizontal cutting for the attachment of something: ornament or frame of curls?Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base December 1960.Period…
Nose, mouth and chin badly battered; eyes and ears somewhat chipped. Broken at top of neck. Head of a child or a youth, life-size.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Complete except for chipped nose, and base.Draped bust, wearing tunic and cloak. An elderly man; the bald head has a close-clipped fringe of hair; the features are heavily lined.Point of juncture with tongue for base 0.16m. side.The highly crystalline marble has a grayish cast. It had been brought to a high finish on the flesh surface, in contrast with the matte finish of the hair and the drapery.Island marble.Drilled for setting, two holes in lower edge of bust, June 1958.
Broken off at base of neck; nose and chin battered; surface somewhat chipped.Head of a small boy, life-size, wearing a wreath. The hair close-cropped except for a scalp lock at the back.Pentelic marble, very granular, perhaps burned. Drilled for setting on base 1950.
Broken at neck. Nose broken; ears and chin chipped; a slice missing from back of head; otherwise in good condition.Head of a young boy, life-size or slightly under, with short hair and a wreath about the head. The eyes drilled.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base 1950.
A large piece missing at the back and left. Nose and mouth battered, ears chipped. Along the break, from the top of the head, is a vertical pinhole with traces of iron stain.The wear on front and back breaks suggests that they may be ancient. The marble somewhat stained from burning; root marks prominent on the neck.Head of a young man with close-cropped curly hair, somewhat sketchily rendered. Setting tongue rough-worked.Size and shaped of the bust Augustan.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting J…
Broken all around and behind.The fragment comes from the middle proper left side of a figure wearing an inner garment and a clock (chiton and himation). The surface of the garments is rasped. The left forearm was thrust forward. Traces of late Roman mortar.Pentelic marble.Same type as statues of Regilla Poppaea and two female statues by Eros and Eleusinios, cf. Olympia III, pls. 68.5, 63.4-6.
Put together from many pieces; head and right hand, made separately, missing; also the left hand, large fragments of lower body and back and lower legs and feet.Conventional standing draped male figure, closely wrapped in an himation. The left leg slightly advanced; the right arm is bent up across the breast, where the drapery was held by the right hand; the left arm at the side, bent out slightly from the elbow.Drapery heavily undercut on the front, roughly blocked out behind.Pentelic marble.