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.
Part of the side wall from near the nozzle preserved.Flat bottom, almost vertical side wall slightly thickened above.Unglazed.Greenish-yellow clay.Corinthian.Type I of Corinth collection, type 10 of Agora collection.
Mended from three pieces; preserved is a fragment from the bottom, with the central cone. Nothing of rim or nozzle remains.Pinkish-buff clay, rather micaceous.Type I (?) of Corinth collection, type 11 of Agora collection.
Mended from four pieces. Handle and end of nozzle missing. The black glaze much flaked on the exterior.Type 25A of Agora collection, type VII of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 267-284, pp. 67-69, pls. 9, 23, 38. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 45-46, nos. 114-136, pl. III.
End of nozzle and handle missing.Round body with almost vertical side wall and concave rim. Long nozzle. Vertical strap handle. Ring base, with smaller ring inside. Pierced knob on one side.Black glaze much peeled. Buff clay. Type 34A of Agora collection, type XV of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 445-456, pp. 104-106, pls. 16, 24, 42. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 55-56, no. 195, pl. V.
Small lamp with central collar.Complete except for part of interior collar.High ring base, slightly convex side wall. No handle. Round body, short nozzle, collar inside over hole in bottom.Pinkish buff clay; metallic black glaze, somewhat peeled.Type 27A of Agora collection, type IV of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 376-380, pp. 85-86, pls. 13, 40. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 39-42, nos. 59-90, pl. II.
Handle and part of nozzle missing.Watch shaped body with shallow ring foot. Long nozzle, vertical strap handle. Two shallow grooves along top of nozzle. Upper body ribbed, with cornucopia shaped lug on one side. Mold made. Pinkish buff clay, red glaze.Type 48A of Agora collection and type XVIII of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 620-634, pp. 158-160, pls. 24-48. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 61-66, nos. 301-311, pl. VI.
The bottom of a large round lamp with thickening bottom and high ring base. Incised on the bottom of the base, a rough graffito.Black glaze inside and out, except on resting surface.Pinkish-buff clay.Type VIIa (?) of Corinth collection, type 25A of Agora collection.
The handle and the middle of the top are missing and the raised edge around the top.Ring base; the upper and lower parts of the body meet at an acute angle. Long pointed nozzle; vertical strap handle. Unpierced lug on one side. There was a high raised edge around the top. The top is pierced with many small holes, like a sieve.Much flaked black glaze. Wheel made D.Pinkish-buff clay.Type XII of Corinth collection, type 37A of Agora collection.
A piece from the nozzle and one side.No foot; angular profile; broad rim flaring slightly out beyond the side wall.Orange glaze on the inside and around the nozzle outside.Nozzle much blackened by flame.Fine buff clay.Type II (first variety, banded) of Corinth collection, type 12A of Agora collection.
From the upper body and rim.On the body, a dolphin in relief, to right. High vertical edge around the shallow depressed center. Mold made.Black glaze.Gray clay.Type 50D of Agora collection.
The handle, one nozzle, and parts of the other two broken away.Ring base; vertical strap handle; three nozzles, the central one not quite opposite the handle; concave depressed top around filling hole; unpierced lug on one side.Black glaze much peeled. Wheel made B.Pinkish-buff clay.Type XII (late straight variety) of Corinth collection, type 35B of Agora collection.
The handle is missing.Ring foot; watch-shaped body with ribbed upper part; long nozzle; vertical strap handle.On the bottom: "AX".Black glaze.Gray clay.Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 48A of Agora collection.ADDENDA For "ΧΑΙΡΕΣΤΡΑΤΟΣ (?); he is known as one Athenian potter.
The body mended; the handle and fragments of wall missing.Fair black glaze, scratched away from a line around the rim.High base unglazed beneath.Type VII (glazed variety) of Corinth collection, type 25A of Agora collection.
Intact save minor fractures.Flat top, with double groove near outer edge. Broad, flat topped nozzle. Straight sides. Nearly flat bottom with single groove.Black glaze except on part of bottom.Type 23D of Agora collection, type VI of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 236-240, pp. 61-62, pls. 8, 37. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 43-45, nos. 100-113, pl. III.
Mended from many pieces.Watch shaped body. Concave inner rim. Long nozzle, vertical strap handle. Pierced lug on one side.Wheel made. Gray clay, dull black glaze.Type 34A of Agora collection, type XII (early spreading variety) of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 445-456, pp. 104-106, pls. 16, 24, 42. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 52-53, nos. 183-189, pl. IV.
Handle, end of one nozzle, and one complete nozzle missing.Ring foot, deep round body with three nozzles and a vertical strap handle. The nozzles triangular ended, with flaring grooves ending in small volutes on each side of the wick-hole. Similar volutes at point of junction of handle adjoining the rim. Shallow depressed top. Lugs in the shape of small lion 's heads on the side wall in the corners between the bases of the nozzles, and on each side of the handle.Buff clay, black glaze. Type XVII…
Handle missing and the ends of the nozzles chipped.Flat raised base, deep round body; the best preserved of the three nozzles is rounded at the end. Shallow depressed top, decorated with an incised ring. Vertical strap handle.Pinkish buff clay, black glaze, metallic, chipped.Type 35B of Agora collection, type XII of Corinth collection.Agora IV, nos. 474-480, pp. 111-112, pls. 17, 43. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 52-53, nos. 183-189, pl. IV.
The handle missing.Flat bottom, deep round body with long nozzle and vertical strap handle. Shallow convex rim. Unpierced lug on one side.Wheelmade. Buff clay. Red glaze mostly peeled off.Type 35A of Agora collection, type XII (late straight variety) of Corinth collection.Agora IV, nos. 467-471, pp. 109-110, pls. 17, 43. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 52-53, nos. 183-189, pl. IV.
Part of nozzle missing.Flat bottom with wheel-markings. Round body with convex wall. Long nozzle. Groove around inner edge of rim. No handle. Wheel made. Pink clay; red glaze.Type 39 of Agora collection, type XIV of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 515-517, p. 124, pls. 19, 45. Corinth IV, ii, p. 55, nos. 193-194, pl. V.
Mended from many pieces; most of the nozzles and parts of the side missing.Ring foot. Watch shaped body; ribbed upper surface. Vertical strap handle. On the bottom in relief the letter A.Type 48B of Agora collection, type XVIII of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 635-637, p. 161, pls. 25, 48. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 61-66, nos. 301-311, pl. VI.