Excavations (19 Subjects)
View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.
Composition: The Monument of Philopappus. Scene of excavations at Thoricos, ancient settlement near Lavrio.
Lycian tomb with relief of lion at Xanthus, Asia Minor. Parts of the monument are today housed at the British Museum, London.
Rock-cut Lycian tombs at Myra, Asia Minor.
Title page. Archaeological excavations at the temple of Apollo Epicurius in Bassae, conducted by the team of Western European archaeophiles who eventually pillaged all of the reliefs and sculptures of the temple.
Ancient inscription of a city decree discovered by the author near the foundations of the monastery of Saint John the Theologian at Aptera, Chania, following a brief excavation.
Winged statuette, probably of Eros, discovered at the excavations near the monastery of Saint John the Theologian at ancient Aptera, under the author's supervision. The author took the statuette with him to Britain.
Diadem from the Treasure of Priam, discovered by Heinrich Schliemann on the site of Troy.
View of the site of Heinrich Schliemann's excavation at Mycenae. In the foreground, Grave Circle A.
The excavation site at ancient Olympia.
Portrait of Heinrich Schliemann, 1877. Ancient swastika symbol discovered in Troy.
Plan of the excavation site of Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae Acropolis. Plan of the Acropolis of Mycenae.
1. The golden funerary mask known as Mask of Atreus, discovered at Mycenae. 2. The Bull of Mycenae. 3, 4. Golden votive offerings from Mycenae. 5, 6. Golden jewellery from Mycenae.
The excavations of Heinrich Schliemann at the acropolis of Mycenae.
Excavations at the plain of Marathon.
Tomb raiders at the Isthmus of Corinth.
View of the excavation site of Heinrich Schliemann at Troy, from the east.
View of the excavation site of Heinrich Schliemann at Troy, from the west.
Temple of Apollo in ancient Corinth.