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.
Mended from many pieces; other do not join. Nothing to upper part preserved.Toga-clad figure, at his left, non-joining part of a circular case for books.Pentelic marble.
Complete to neck (head made in separate piece) except for ends of fingers of left hand, ends of object held in this hand, and a small fragment of base.Draped to ankles in himation with long fold falling to ground over left shoulder. Wears sandals. Weight on left leg, right forearm a little advanced, scroll (?) in hand.Base: on right side a cutting 0.04m. x 0.03m.; 0.25m. deep; the back rough-picked, with cutting 0.05m. x 0.03m.; 0.25m. deep near left edge; left side cutting partly preserved 0.05…
Split vertically into two approximate equal halves; end of nose broken and minor chips; otherwise complete, with tenon for setting in statue.Short straight hair; beard stippled.Pentelic marble.Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Nose chipped; otherwise intact except for minor chips. Portrait of middle-aged man with close-trimmed beard and mustache. Hair simply treated and cap-like except for locks falling over forehead. Eyes have irises cut out, balls and pupils not cut. Mouth decisively closed.Surface of flesh rasp-finished, hair done with round-nosed chisels, beard with punch and point. Below neck, pointed tenon for setting into statue.Pentelic marble.Set into the statue S 850 (Σ 1353) for display in August 1957.ADDEN…
Intact save for end of nose and ancient chip from right ear and recent chips from hair and left ear.Socket for fitting into body rough-picked; carried up high in back of neck.Hair in marked waves above forehead and carried back above ears and tied in a club at back of neck.Careful work.Pentelic marble.Associated with S 1627 (Τ 1378), see below, and S 1645 (Τ 1484).Drilled for setting with bronze pin in hollow base 1956.ADDENDA Homer A. Thompson's account attached to the card:Found in the S.E. co…