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Notebooks : Mycenae 1939

Wace, Alan John Bayard (1879-1957)


<p style='text-align: justify;'>Director's Daybook for 1939 compiled by A.J.B. Wace. Daily summary notes on excavations across the site: the Archaic Temple and Prinaria, House of Columns, Postern Gate, Gymnasium, Hellenistic House, Epano Phournos tomb, Middle and Late Helladic Cemetery, Lisa's House, the Treasury of Atreus and Schliemann's Dump.<br />Includes observations and measurements made by A.J.B. Wace on his return visits to Mycenae during 1940 and also to nearby Dendra in the same year.<br />Lists at the back include contents of a box left at Mycenae marked 'personal belongings', Mycenae kit lists of supplies such as medicines, a multiplicity of coloured inks and other excavation sundries.<br />1 insert: a sketch plan in pencil by A.J.B. Wace of chamber and tholos tombs at Dendra (in the Argolid) dated 1939.</p>

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