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Untitled (C. Blegen Troy Excavation 1933), 1933

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/1/24

Scope and Contents

Daily account of the 1933 Troy excavations written in diary format. Begins with AJBW's journey from Victoria station, London, to Constantinople (Istanbul), where he visited msueums for two days. At Troy, beginning 14 May, AJBW had a tour of the site from Blegen and made observations on the walls and stratigrphy. Then from May 15th to 4 June, AJBW kept excavation notes with measurements, pottery notes and sketch plans. At the back, notes of expenses, a concordance of Troy and Helladic phases and a list of photographs taken during the dig.
2 inserts, at the back: chronology notes jotted in pencil


  • Creation: 1933



1 notebook(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Former reference Wace Archive 82, Cambridge transfer, Box 11

Physical Description

Brown weatherproof cover. Text block of lined paper, handwritten in ink and pencil, 18 x 11.5 cm.
Foliated by AJBW, ff. 81
Top and tail of spine bumped, otherwise volume is in sound, good condition.
1 insert at the back of 2 leaves of paper written in pencil

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cambridge: Faculty of Classics Archives Repository

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