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

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

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Burial customs - Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BURI - Anc
Topics
Butterflies
Weights & measures
Grave goods
Goldwork, Mycenaean
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Golden balances found during Heinrich Schliemann's excavation of Sepuchre III at Mycenae. These may symbolize the weighing of the soul in the Underworld.
Source note: Mycenae ; a narrative of researches and discoveries at Mycenae and Tyryns. (New York : Scribner, c1878) Schliemann, Heinrich (1822-1890), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 13.2 x 16.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706069
Barcode: 33333159466008
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9088e00-c53c-012f-8745-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nos. 301, 302. Golden balances (τάλαντα). Sepulchre III. Size 5:7, about" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nos. 301, 302. Golden balances (τάλαντα). Sepulchre III. Size 5:7, about" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 12, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1878). Nos. 301, 302. Golden balances (τάλαντα). Sepulchre III. Size 5:7, about Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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