Agora Object: J 101
Inventory Number:   J 101
Section Number:   ΔΔ 203
Title:   Gold Strip
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Χρυσό ξυράφι 1400 – 1350 π.Χ.
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   Narrow strip of gold leaf, with edges turned down.
One half is curved in a semicircle, the other is bent and crumpled.
Gold banding for some wooden object, presumably round.
Perhaps decoration of hilt.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Ταινιόσχημο φύλλο χρυσού.
Notes:   For context see Hesp. 17 (1948), pp. 217-218, pl. XL, 1.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean chamber tomb, near leg of table and end of "upper" sword (B 781).
Handling:   Stoa Gallery
Negatives:   Leica, XXVII-72
Dimensions:   L. (if straightened out) ca. 0.07; W. (with edges turned down) 0.004; Diam. (curved) ca. 0.022
Material:   Gold
Date:   14 May 1947
Section:   ΔΔ
Grid:   ΔΔ:62/ΙΖ
Deposit:   M 21:2
Bibliography:   Agora XIII, pp. 175-176, pl. 36, no. III 17.
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication Pages (4)
Image: 2012.02.1238
Image: 2000.02.0359 (Slide Sheet: 05:16)
Image: 2012.51.1241 (XXVII-72)
Deposit: M 21:2
Card: J 101