Mycenae 1952 F. H. S., 1952-1953
Scope and Contents
1952 Excavation Notebook for Grave Circle tests, City Wall test, Tsekoura tests compiled by Frank Stubbings. Daily account of test trench excavation, includes a trench plan of Tsekouratest trench 6 at ff. 29-30, a draft and second attempt of triangulation of Rhyton Well on ff. 31-32. Some papse notes included, as well as a sketched whimsical reconstruction of a three story Mycenaean palace building on f. 33.v and 34r. At the back of the notebook there is a grid record of zembilia (basket) numbers, arranged by site location, and notes on cataloguing small finds by material type. Crossed out list of photographs on end paper.
1 notebook(s) (1 notebook)
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Green cloth cover (Heffer's notebook), handwritten in ink and pencil, 17.5 x 19.5 cm. Foliated to f. 48. In total ff. 106. Half the notebook is unused. ff. 29-30 completely separated from the text block, removed and placed in separate folder, as the fore edge of the bifolium is damaged. Fragile. Text block as a whole starting to detach from binding.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Previous reference 'Mycenae Archive' x047 Birmingham transfer, Brown Curver Crate
The whimsical sketch on ff. 33v - 34r would be an evocative item for exhibition.
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