Image of a Greek stone inscription discovered by john Garstang at Tyana (near Kemerhisar, Turkey) which was attributed to Midas. Includes handwritten note stating ‘Phrygian inscription of Midas 16 A4, 'Annals Vol 1 Plate XIII'.
Tyana No. 1: Greek inscription
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/HIT/TY/1
- Dates of Creation1907
- Language of MaterialGreek (Ancient)
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (120mm x 90mm)
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Negative has possible mould spots, fingerprints and some damage to the emulsion on the edges
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Published in Garstang, (1908) 'Notes on a journey through Asia Minor', Liverpool Annals of Archaeology & Anthropology, Vol. 1, plate XIII.1; Garstang, (1910), Land of the Hittites, plate XXV, and Garstang, (1929), The Hittite Empire, plate IV.i. More information on the inscription can be found in Myers (1908) ‘Midas beyond Halys: a further note on the black stone from Tyana’, Liverpool Annals of Archaeology & Anthropology, Vol. 1, pp 13-16.