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.
Long rectangular base, front face worked smoothly; fine slaw on rt. Side and back, coarse claw on lt. Side; back lt. Corner cut away, rusticated with coarse punch (unless broken with punch). On top surface large rectangular cutting, floor of which left slightly rough with point; claw chisel on rest of top surface.
Architrave block from eastern schola of Bema: 3-stepped fasciae: H00.07, H00.091 H00.103; crowning moulding H00.08: fillet, cyma reversa, fascia. Top beveled, rough. Anathyrosis on end; face finely finished.
Tympanum block, deriving from center of tympanum, preserving lt. side . Lt. Joint has band c. 00.05 m. wide cut back with fine point from remaining, rough-picked surface; top dressed with point, back with coarse point. Rectangular cutting in top, set back 00.25 from front face, to back edge, L00.352, W00.25, Depth 00.175. Front face of block finely worked with a round projecting surface in center with roughluy picked face, surrounded by at least 5 small rectangular dowel holes, for a medallion o…
Architrave-frieze block: 2 fasciae on architrave, moulding: fillet, quarter round, cavetto, fascia; frieze flat, set in 00.065, crowned by fillet, cyma reversa and taenia. Top: central lewis hole 0.10 x 0.11 set 00.93 fr. rt. edge; two groups of pry holes, two dowel holes without pour channels, 2 clamp cuttings at each end - 3 of which regular hook clamps; bottom: dowel cuttings for capitals; lt. end: cut back from back to front, diagonally some 0.45 m., then straight to left edge.
Architrave-frieze block with 2 fasciae on architrave, moulding: fillet, quarter round, cavetto with fascia; frieze flat, crowned by fillet, cyma reversa and taenia. Top: central lewis hole 0.10 x 0.11
Large base with slight, circular horizontal section as preserved. Decorated in relief with 2 maenads. Lt. figure whirls to lt., body twisted with upper torso turned slightly to rt. lt. arm down, rt. probably out to side, head probably turned to proper rt., r. leg strides forward, while l. (not visible) is meant to cross behind and recede into background; wears thin-sleeved chiton, slightly thicker Doric chiton w/ overfold and kolpis, clasped on shoulder; faun skin belted just below breasts, hoof…