Agora Object: J 64
Inventory Number:   J 64
Section Number:   ΕΕ 268
Title:   Mass of Gold Ornaments
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   Ninenteen thin ornaments. This group consists of thirteen ivy-leaf pieces (a-m), one large (n) and one small rosette (o), and four plain disks (p-s), three of them are larger and one smaller.
Of the ivy-leaf shaped ornaments (a-m), ten are complete, though all are slightly bent; three are more severely bent and two of these three broken in two pieces. Their decoration, in low repoussé, is identical, a convention ivy leaf formed by two volutes crowned by curving lines. None are pierced.
Large rosette (n) is an eight-petalled rosette with central dot; pierced around the edges for attachment.
Small rosette (o) is a small thin disk, more or less circular, decorated with a rosette and pierced at irregular intervals around the edge with seven small holes for attachment. Outer side slightly convex.
The plain disks have each a single piercing.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean chamber tomb; N.W. part of chamber; against face of ledge 0.85m. from north wall, 0.60m. below top of ledge, practically on floor of chamber.
Handling:   Stoa Gallery
Notebook Page:   486
Negatives:   Leica, color slide, IX-101, XVIII-89, 84-9-7
Dimensions:   L. (a-m, average measurement) 0.049; W. (a-m, average measurement) 0.039; Diam. n) (large rosette) 0.025, o) (small rosette) 0.012, p) (disk) 0.016, q) (disk) 0.017, r) (disk) 0.016, s) (disk) 0.012
Material:   Gold
Date:   2 June 1939
Section:   ΕΕ
Deposit:   N 21-22:1
Bibliography:   Langenbucher (2007), p. 82, fig. 85B.
    Sargnon (1987), p. 53, no. 338, fig. 31.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 290, fig. 32.
    AJA 43 (1939), p. 585, fig. 16.
    Agora XIII, p. 168, pl. (33), nos. I 25 (ivy-leaves), I 27 (large rosette), I 28 (small rosette), I 29 (disks).
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 189, p. 168
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 190, p. 169
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 293, p. 272
Images (8)
Deposit: N 21-22:1
Card: J 64
Card: J 64