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Heurtley, Walter Abel, 1882-1955 (archaeologist)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Aegisthus: view high up looking out (from interior) over doorway towards the Panagia hill., 1922

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/3/1/4/5
Scope and Contents From the File: The Aegisthus tomb is one of the three earliest tholoi known at Mycenae, dating to 1600-1500 BC. A. J. B. Wace and his team cleared the dromos, the doorway and two thirds of the chamber in 1922. (The remaining third of the tholos was deemed too dangerous to complete its clearance in 1923.)The tomb receives its name in reference to its proximity to the ‘tomb of Clytemnestra’, equally imaginatively named in reference to Homeric epic. In the Odyssey Aegisthus features as the lover of...
Dates: 1922
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Front: A.W. Lawrence Excavation Notebook; Back: Palace Pottery Stratification, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/4
Scope and Contents 1920 notebook used twice, firstly as the excavation notebook of A. W. Lawrence and secondly as a pottery notebook by A. J. B. Wace.15 pp. of excavation notes, 35 ff. of pottery stratification notes. Excavation notes are indexed at the front and cover House K, 2nd Hellenistic Building, North Acropolis Wall, Postern Gate and House i (Granary).6 inserts: 6 leaves of paper folded in half, handwritten in ink, with pot section drawings in pencil, comprising further notes on pottery from...
Dates: 1920
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Tholos - Aegisthus Tomb, 1920-1939

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/3/1/4
Scope and Contents The Aegisthus tomb is one of the three earliest tholoi known at Mycenae, dating to 1600-1500 BC. A. J. B. Wace and his team cleared the dromos, the doorway and two thirds of the chamber in 1922. (The remaining third of the tholos was deemed too dangerous to complete its clearance in 1923.)The tomb receives its name in reference to its proximity to the ‘tomb of Clytemnestra’, equally imaginatively named in reference to Homeric epic. In the Odyssey Aegisthus features as the lover of...
Dates: 1920-1939

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