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.
Broad, flat rim, sloping to center.Horizontal, broad handle broken. Long, deep nozzle, with small wick hole.Fairly high base; unglazed.Hard black glaze.Pale red Attic clay.Type VI (late 5th. century variety) of Corinth collection, type 23A of Agora collection.ADDENDA For profile cf. Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, no. profile 29.
Fragment of bottom.On bottom, single circular groove, with signature.Traces of brown glaze on the side wall.Buff clay.Type XVIII (post Sullan) of Corinth collection, Signed Bases type of Agora collection.
On rim, raised ovules around small flat top.Double convex body; vertical handle; end of nozzle broken.Fairly high base, inscribed: "IAΦH".Glaze black metallic, with silvery sheen.Pale red clay.Type XVIII (Ephesus type) of Corinth collection, type 48 C of Agora collection.
Lamp is attached to a high standard of which the front is in the form of a column.From the ridged necking spring two volutes; between them are raised loops, and below, above the necking, a band of raised leaves. The shaft of the column is fluted, and tapers toward the top; at the bottom it flares as if to receive a wide base. The back of the standard is undecorated.Double convex body, ornamented with ribbon-like loops. Narrow top, flat band, separated from the body by a groove.Brownish-black gla…
Fragment of base pierced for standard.Above a small high well finished base a bit of the body of the lamp, curving upwrad, is preserved; the center of the interior rises in a sharp cone, point broken, which is pierced with a hole which runs through the base.On the inside only is a dull black glaze, considerably chipped.Attic clay.Type IV (late variants) of Corinth collection, type 27A' of Agora collection.
Fragment of nozzle and rim. Lower half and tip of nozzle missing.Rather narrow rim, sloping towards the central opening; set off from the side by an unglazed groove. Fairly broad nozzle, flat on top; incised on top.Black glaze, with silvery sheen.Attic clay.Type VIIA of Corinth collection, type 25A of Agora collection.ADDENDA For profile cf. Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, profile 33.
Miniature lamp.Rim merges with the body; at the inner edge, a groove, and a small ridge round the central opening.Sides curving outwrad toward junction with rim. Irregular nozzle, spoon-shaped; rather short, with proportionately large wick hole just escaping rim.Nozzle rounded. Vertical band handle. High base, well finished.Russet glaze, partly peeled off.Buff clay.Type VIIA (?) of Corinth collection, type 25A of Agora collection.
Front part of lamp.Rim merging with sides; broken along inner edge; close to the break, traces of a reserved band.Short nozzle, shallow, rounded, encroaching on rim. No base; under surface slightly concave.On the inside of the lamp, the rim, and the nozzle, have good black glaze; the rest of the lamp has the slip alone.Attic clay, with fine orange slip.Type IV of Corinth collection, type 21D of Agora collection.Cf. L 162, L 166.
Nozzle and fragment of rim preserved.On rim, single rill, its bottom reserved.Nozzle long and deep, scratched in dry clay of its top.Thin, somewhat metallic black glaze inside and outside.Fine red clay.Type VIIA of Corinth collection, type 25A of Agora collection.ADDENDA For profile cf. Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, profile 33.
Nozzle and front half of infundibulum preserved.On rim, single groove around filling hole. Mold made.Traces of knob of left side of body.Nozzle long, rounded at tip, line of attachment to body on either side marked by shallow groove, a shallow groove along either side of its top.On inside black glaze, on outside a thin self slip.Fine buff clay.Type IX of Corinth collection, type 42A of Agora collection.ADDENDA For profile cf. Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, profile 38.
Nozzle and fragment of rim preserved.Rim, carried up as a high ridge surrounding the filling hole, around this ridge is a double row of triangles in low moulded relief.Long, pointed nozzle, flat on top.Thin metallic glaze inside and out.Fine buff clay.Type XVIII (approximates XII) of Corinth collection, type 46A of Agora collection.Cf. Type XIX of Corinth collection.
Rear part of rim and infudibulum preserved. Vertical, strap handle missing.The top is depressed surrounded by a high lange, the part of rim preserved shows two small holes. Sharply angular. On shoulder, a band of relief.Covered outside and on part of inside with thin black glaze.Ash gray clay.Type XIX of Corinth collection, type 49A of Agora collection.ADDENDA For profile cf. Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, profile 29.
Double convex body, with triangular nozzle and low, concave base.On rim, imbricated leaf pattern.On top, moulded rim around central filling hole. Remains of vertical band handle.Traces of black glaze.Gray clay.Type XVIII (post Sullan) of Corinth collection, type 55A of Agora collection.
Tip of nozzle missing.Double convex body, with concave top. Wheel made.Rising vertical band handle, broken at back; long nozzle.Slightly rising bottom, with central raised disc; base indicated by groove setting off body from under surfrace.Metallic black glaze, much peeled.Pale pinkish-buff clay.Type XII (early speading variety) of Corinth collection, type 34 of Agora collection.
Double convex body, upper part deeper than lower. Traces of pierced knob on left side. On top, two shallow, concentric grooves; edges of filling hole, broken away, probably rose a little.Nozzle, pointed, flat topped, small hole.Traces of vertical ribbon handle.Raised base with worn signs of wheel. Very thick inside.Traces of red paint on inside and in splashes on outside.Reddish-buff clay with lustrous wash.Type VIII (domed variety) of Corinth collection, type 25 variant of Agora collection.
No handle or knob.Squat body, rounding, merging with rim from which it is set off only by a very shallow groove.Nozzle, fairly flat on top, but rounding toward wick hole. Nozzle is long and pointed; wick hole large, oval.Vertical high base.Thin glaze, mottled black and red; badly worn.Pinkish clay.Type IX (?) of Corinth collection, type 33A of Agora collection.Cf. Corinth IV, ii, no. 136, pl. III. Comparable to type VII.
End of nozzle broken away.Double convex, shallow body, the lower part rather deeper than the upper; join between lower part and moulded upper part clearly seen.On rim, plain round filling hole; set off by groove from outer part which is decorated with a pointed tongue pattern, in relief.Nozzle, flat on top. No handle; small solid knob on left side.Small base, very irregular; rising in center.Dull gray glaze mostly worn off.Buff clay.Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 46B of Agora collection.
Fragment of nozzle and top.Long nozzle, fairly deep, with rather small wick hole. Top flat with incurving sides. Not quite full depth of nozzle preserved.On top an erect, flat-topped rim 0.02m. wide carries the level of the nozzle top around edge of lamp. Sunk 0.035m. below this, a down sloping inner rim 0.012m. wide.On body, below the erect rim the sides swell slightly.Fine black glaze inside and out in pretty good preservation.Attic clay.Type VI (late 5th. century variety) of Corinth collectio…
Fragment of bottom.Raised base, rising. Rather carefully trimmed. Mold made.Graffiti in dry clay.Glazed all over including under side of base. Late black glaze with silvery lustre.Attic clay.Type XII (early spreading variety) of Corinth collection, type 43D of Agora collection.
Fragment of top and back and sides.Double convex body, with lower part deeper than upper. Wheel made.On top, depression around filling hole with diameter ca. 0.019m. Shallow groove surrounds depression.Fragment preserves stumps of vertical band (?) handle.Poor glaze inside and out.Ash-gray clay.Type XII (early spreading variety) of Corinth collection, type 32 of Agora collection.