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Mycenae 1921 M. A. B. Herford, 1921-1923

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/10
Mycenae 1921 M. A. B. Herford
Mycenae 1921 M. A. B. Herford

Scope and Contents

Excavation and Pottery Notebook compiled by May A. B. Herford for the 1921 excavations at the Ramp House, Palace, South House and House of the Warrior Vase. The Tomb of Clytemnestra, Grave Circle A and Lion Gate are also mentioned.
Includes sketch plans, section drawings, with stratification and pottery notes for the foot of the Ramp in particular.
The notebook was reused by AJBW in 1923 to record photographs taken in Nauplia Museum and the National Archaeological Museum Athens.
AJBW also used the back of the notebook, turned upside down, for 1923 pottery notes for the Cyclopean Terrace Building and the Palace.
5 inserts: all handwritten by AJBW, 1 leaf provides commentary and notes detailing the 1922 excavation of Chamber Tomb 533, including a sketch plan of the tomb, annotated in red ink with find spots of objects indicated; 4 leaves of notes and a finds list.


  • 1921-1923



1 notebook(s) (1 notebook)

5 item(s) (5 inserts)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Green cloth cover with red edging, handwritten in ink and pencil, 20.3 x 14.6 cm Unfoliated, ff. 66. 5 inserts of 5 leaves of paper, handwritten by AJBW in black and red ink

Custodial History

Previous reference 'Mycenae Archive' x008 Birmingham Transfer Brown Curver Box

Repository Details

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

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