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Mycenae 1953 George Huxley, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/49
Mycenae 1953 George Huxley
Mycenae 1953 George Huxley

Scope and Contents

1953 Excavation Notebook for Prehistoric Cemetery East (PCE) compiled by George Huxley. Daily account of excavation with sketch plans and section drawings. Followed by lists of sherds boxed (p.110), photos taken by Huxley (p. 116), readings of Linear B tablets (pp. 117-118), 1950 Prehistoric Cemetery material in Nauplia Museum (p. 122), 1953 PCE objects catalogued (pp. 124-130), carbonised matter boxed (p. 134), official small finds photo list (p. 136), bones boxed (pp. 138-140), objects sent to Nauplia (p. 141), Geometric pots box list (p.142), and finally a index to the aforementioned lists (p. 142).
At the back of the notebook the lyrics from the Greek 1953 popular song 'Maria' are jotted down in Greek. On the end paper Greek periods of history are written down in chronological order, also in Greek.


  • Creation: 1953



1 notebook(s) (1 notebook)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Black weatherproof cover (Alwych notebook), handwritten in pencil overwritten in ink, 11.5 x 18 cm Paginated with uneven numbers on r. to p.142, ff.138 in total. Half of notebook unused.

Custodial History

Previous reference 'Mycenae Archive x051' Birmingham transfer, Brown Curver Crate

Repository Details

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

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