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.
Broken behind; chips missing from face. Stamped in relief, beneath the palmette.ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΥ series.
Thick circular tile with a hole through the center and four, shallow, round indentations on the upper face.Cement in the central hole.Cf. A 807.
Preserved in three joining fragments is the upper right hand corner, except the top, the face entire and the whole lower part.The head, with hair parted and waved, crowned with a diadem and bunches of grapes (so, probably Dionysos) is flanked at either side by a molded console carrying a crowning molding. Dionysos' neck is wrapped in what appears to be a roll of fabric; from this and from the bases of the consoles, depend three large leaves in a spreading trefoil pattern. Fine pinkish buff clay,…
Fragment of lower right corner of a bracket like A 678 ( Ι 907), from the same mold. Clay is the same, but fired pinker.
All the upper projecting part of the palmette is missing, and only a small bit of the cover tile remains.Across the face, below the palmette, in relief: ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΥCoarse orange clay, full of impurities.
Appears to have fallen into the drain from above, after the drain was filled up. Hence need not to be contemporary.Most of lip gone at one end. Simple tongue joint; broad shallow corrugation, more marked inside than out. Traces of hard white cement at joints.Coarse pinkish clay, in part light buff at surface. Inside seems to have had a coating of black waterproofing, worn away by water or covered by the heavy lime deposit, and now visible only at the top where it is preserved the length of the p…
Broken off behind. Conventional palmette. Red gritty clay; traces of slip.Letters across bottom: Η Ρ Α Κ Λ Ε Ι Δ Ο Υ. Two more antefixes from the same series added under this number: b) and c).
Dull impression of preceding type, A 803 (ΛΛ 1176).Full height probably preserved; scrolls below palmette.
Lower part only, showing carefully stamped volutes, and start of palmette with diamond center.Part of signature preserved: Α Π [Ο Λ Λ Ω Ν Ι ] Ο ΥRed clay, pale buff slip.
Fragment from a rectangular plaque; part of one edge preserved.Both faces finished; on one the edge is raised, and set off by two grooves; on the other the plain edge rises by a shallow molding to a raised band ca. 0.02m in from the edge.Yellow surface.
Part of circular tile for a column.Coarse buff clay, traces of cement. Finger prints.Cf. A 652.ADDENDA Hypocaust pillar tile.
Broken behind and at one side and slightly above and below.Relief palmette above scrolls. At bottom, part of the makers' name is preserved:[Η Ρ Α Κ Λ Ε] Ι Δ Ο [Υ] (?).
The antefix is complete save minor chips; two joining fragments give part of the cover tile.Relief palmette with diamond heart; volutes below. The signature in relief letters along the bottom of the face: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΟΥ. The Α (alpha) failed to register in the mold. Coarse brownish buff clay; buff slip.Cf. A 803.
A bar of marble, intact, smoothed on all surfaces.Top and one vertical edge slightly rounded and marked by a single deep groove; bottom contains hole in which lead is still preserved for holding a two-pronged clamp or dowel.Pentelic marble.
The 'stele' tapers sharply toward the bottom, where it is broken; otherwise complete; nose chipped.The beardless head wears either a close fitting cap or a coiffure imitated from the archaic; round the face the hair is indicated by a row of small gouges.
Handle pierced for suspension; partly broken off.Heavily corroded; and in the inside a mass of corrosion from iron. Remains of an iron clapper on a bronze wire (?)
The foot is a paw (?) above it is a palmette.Behind is a horizontal tongue to support the vase.
Bottom broken out, but fragments preserve shape.Sides inclined slightly inward from vertical.Two handle attachments of heavy bronze with ring projecting above rim.Iron rust suggest that handle may have been iron.
A solid disk of lead, with thin coating of bronze.On one side, a fairly broad raised rim, within which two concentric raised circles.On the other side only a narrow raised rim appears. Weight before cleaning: 370 gr.