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Nos. 301, 302.  Golden balances (τάλαντα).  Sepulchre III.  Size 5:7, about.

Image ID: 834744

Nos. 301, 302. Golden balances (τάλαντα). Sepulchre III. Size 5:7, about. (1878)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Nos. 301, 302. Golden balances (τάλαντα). Sepulchre III. Size 5:7, about.

Published Date

: 1878

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13.2 x 16.1 cm.

Notes

: Golden balances found during Heinrich Schliemann's excavation of Sepuchre III at Mycenae. These may symbolize the weighing of the soul in the Underworld.

Original Source

: From Mycenae ; a narrative of researches and discoveries at Mycenae and Tyryns. (New York : Scribner, c1878) Schliemann, Heinrich (1822-1890), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Burial customs - Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (39 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BURI - Anc

Digital ID

: 834744

Record ID

: 1044393

Digital Item Published

: 7-23-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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