Agora Object: B 779
Inventory Number:   B 779
Section Number:   ΔΔ 180
Title:   Fragment with Gold Ornament
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Χρυσές κεφαλές καρφιών 1400 – 1350 π.Χ. (12 κομμάτια)
Category:   Bronze
Description:   Small irregular chunk of bronze with gold-leaf disk attached to it.
(Probably one of the rivets from the sword, B 778, with rivet-head covering in place; the rivet heavily corroded ?)
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Έντεκα κεφαλές χάλκινων ήλων.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean Chamber Tomb. On floor of chamber near east end, ca. 0.10m. from left elbow of skeleton.
Handling:   Stoa gallery case
Negatives:   Leica, XXVII-56, XXVII-72, XLIII-9
Dimensions:   Diam. (head) 0.011
Material:   Copper alloy
gold
Date:   5 May 1947
Section:   ΔΔ
Deposit:   M 21:2
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 108.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), pp. 155-157, pl. XL, 1.
    Agora XIII, p. 175, pl. 36, no. III-17.
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Hesperia 17 (1948)
Publication: Museum Guide (2014)
Images (6)
Deposit: M 21:2
Card: B 779