Tyana No. 1: Greek inscription

Scope and Content

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'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative has possible mould spots, fingerprints and some damage to the emulsion on the edges

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other views of the stone appear in JG/HIT/TY/2-3. Lantern Slide 16 A4.


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.