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Mycenae 1954 - 1959, 1954-1959

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/57
Mycenae 1954 - 1959
Mycenae 1954 - 1959

Scope and Contents

1954 and 1959 Site Notebook, predominantly for Citadel House area but also includes House of the Columns and has 1959 pot notes for Gamma 1 at the back. Compiled by Lord William Taylour (1954-59) and Ben Whitwell (1959). 1954 begins with a small finds index, followed by a daily account of excavation, sketch plans and section drawings. 1959 records begin f. 33 with full index to small finds, baskets, plans, sections, trenches, walls and further finds such as plaster and bone. Continues with a daily account of excavation. Pottery sorting notes for 1959 at back with notebook turned upside down.


  • Creation: 1954-1959


Conditions Governing Access

Fragile. Closed to readers.


1 notebook(s) (1 notebook)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Dark turquoise hessian cover, handwritten in pencil and ink, 8.5 x 13.5 cm Foliated to f.62, ff.100 in total. Fragile. Front section of text block detaching from binding.

Custodial History

Previous reference 'Mycenae Archive 1003' Cambridge transfer, Box 01


Whitwell is not named in the notebook as an author, this fact is annotated on the card index by Dr E. B. French.

Repository Details

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

Faculty of Classics
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Cambridge CB3 9DA United Kingdom
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