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.
No handle, and a small knob on the left side.Plain curving sides.Glazed red.Τype IV (late variants Group) of Corinth collection, type 27B of Agora collection.
Vertical band handle, and end of long nozzle, broken away.Knob on left side. High rim around top. High base. Wheel made D.Fired part black, part red.Related to type XII of Corinth collection, type 37A of Agora collection.
Long nozzle; vertical handle broken off.Large knob on left side; rim depressed.Ring foot. Wheel made C.Black glaze.Type XII (late straight variety) of Corinth collection, type 35A of Agora collection.
Short nozzle; no handle; central socket partly broken away. No foot.Black glaze.Type IV (late variants) of Corinth collection, type 27 variant of Agora collection.
Vertical band handle broken away; the nozzle broken and mended; otherwise complete.Plain lamp, with depressed top. Large pierced knob on the left side. Rather high foot. Wheel made.Poor black glaze much peeled.Pinkish-buff clay.Type XII (early spreading variety) of Corinth collection, type 34A of Agora collection.
The end of the nozzle and part of the center broken away.Flat sunken center; unpierced lug at the left. Flat bottom. Traces of thin reddish black glaze within; the exterior unglazed. Buff clay. Type 35A' of Agora collection, type XII (late straight variety) of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 472-473, pp. 110-111, pls. 17, 43. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 52-53, nos. 183-189, pl. IV.
The vertical handle broken away, and chips missing; otherwise complete.Rays on the rim. Elongated knob on left side.Thin black glaze, much worn.Type 52 C of Agora collection, type XVIII of Corinth collection. Cf. Agora IV, nos. 714-725, pp. 183-185, pls. 25-28, 51. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 61-66, nos. 301-311, pl. VI.
Mended from two pieces. The end of the nozzle and the lug at the left broken away.Badly worn glaze on the inside, and the rim. Type 25 B' of Agora collection, type VII (partly glazed exteriors)of Corinth collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 318-340, pp. 74-77, pls. 11, 38-39. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 45-46, nos. 114-136, pl. III.
Handle, end of nozzle, and part of bottom broken off.Vertical loop handle; simulated ring foot. On the rim, a moulded wreath.On the bottom, a fragmentary signature.Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 49B of Agora collection.
Handle and nozzle broken off.The body rounded, with rings on the shoulder, and a raised edge around the sunken center. No foot. Wheel made D.Glazed black to red; the glaze much worn.Buff clay.Type XII of Corinth collection, type 37 variant of Agora collection.
Part of the top preserved, with the start of the nozzle.A high loop handle bridges the sunken discus.Black glaze. Mold made.Pinkish-buff clay.Type XII (early spreading variety) of Corinth collection, type 43E of Agora collection.
Part of shallow lamp with unbridged nozzle. One half of the lamp, with a piece of the nozzle, is preserved.Broad, shallow body, with rather high base, rising slightly beneath.Pinkish-buff clay.Type 8 (Individ. lamps, Open Nozzles) of Agora collection.
The back of the body broken away; otherwise intact.Small raised base. Broad reserved groove on rim.Black glaze inside and out.Type VII of Corinth collection, type 25A of Agora 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.
Most of the upper part of the body missing.Round body, with high outward flaring rim around the filling hole. No base. The nozzle is flat on top as in lamps of type VII of Corinth collection.Black glazed all over, peeling. Wheel made D.Type XV or XII of Corinth collection, type 36B of Agora collection.Cf. Agora IV, nos. 488-490, pp. 116-117, pls. 18, 44. Corinth IV, ii, pp. 55-56, no. 195, pl. V.ADDENDA: Slight traces remain of lower handle attachment, groove around upper part of body, restored.
Profile complete; heavy foot; narrow rim projecting outside, with a raised ridge at the inner and the outer edge.Unglazed save for black on the bottom of the interior, and black dots on the ridges around the rim.Pinkish-buff clay.Type II of Corinth collection, type 17B of Agora collection.
The handle and the end of the nozzle broken off.Long nozzle; vertical band handle; simulated ring foot; ridge around center. On either side of the rim, a moulded rosette.Black glaze.Pinkish-buff clay.Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 51C of Agora collection.ADDENDA Restored in plaster since photographing.
Mended from several pieces; the handle (?) missingMold made lamp, with long nozzle, simulated ring foot, and plain rim.Black glaze. Mold made.Pinkish-buff clay.Type IX of Corinth collection, Misc. Moulded type of Agora collection.
Only a fragment of the side wall and nozzle remains.The side wall symmetrically convex; the rim flat, projecting slightly to outside, with two shallow furrows on top; the nozzle unbridged.Good black glaze inside and out; added purple paint on the outer edge of the rim.Fine buff clay.Type 6B of Agora collection.
Complete.Angular profile; small discus with raised band around nozzle; vertical loop handle; very low base ring.Pale yellow clay, covered on the upper part only with a thin red wash.Type XIX of Corinth collection, type 44C of Agora collection.
A small piece of the top and rim preserved, with the start of the nozzle.Around the central opening, a single groove, and a lightly impressed tongue pattern. On the nozzle, a head in relief.Black glaze.Related to type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 46C of Agora collection.