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The Romance of Excavation Vol. III , March, April 1910

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/1/17
The Romance of Excavation Vol. III
The Romance of Excavation Vol. III

Scope and Contents

Sub titled 'Detailing some futile endeavours to make great discoveries in Thessaly'.
Excavation diary, sketch plans with levels, tables of levels measurements. Tsangli Magoula (mound) from 21 March to 11 April.
Magoula of Rachmani 14 Apr to 26 April
Followed by notes on inscriptions, on modern Greek vocabulary and observations of contemporary Greek daily life.
Includes wage tallies and record of expenses at the back.
1 insert of a hand-drawn topographical map of Thessaly, of the area between the Gulf of Volos to the east and Eretria to the NW, Tsurnati to SW, with a key in blue and red pencil respectively of Hellenic and Prehistoric sites.


  • Creation: March, April 1910



1 notebook(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Former reference Wace Archive 77, Cambridge transfer, Box 11

Physical Description

Blue cloth cover, loop for a pencil attached to back cover, text block of squared paper, handwritten in pencil, 17.5 x 11.5cm.
Unfoliated, ff. 63
Top and tail of spine bumped, staples rusting, otherwise volume is in sound, good condition.
1 insert in the pocket attached to the front cover: a plan hand drawn in ink and pencil on drafting linen, 18 x 30 cm.

Repository Details

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