Agora Object: A 1595
Inventory Number:   A 1595
Section Number:   Ι 1355
Title:   Capital: Ionic
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Lower edges of volutes broken away, otherwise in good condition and fresh.
Note in place of eggs a cyma reversa and above this a taenia with fainted maeander. The crowning molding is an ovolo. The eyes of the volutes are large and hemispherical. The angles of the volutes are filled with partial palmettes of which the petals are painted. Abundant stains left by painted ornament, leaf pattern on cyma reversa, maeander on fillet, egg and dart on ovolo, petals on palmettes. Note also three concentric circles on eyes of volutes. Surface finished with toothed chisel, no dowel hole on bottom. Fine work.
Gray-blue marble.
For the type, cf. Athena Temple at Sounion, ArchEph (1917), pp. 183-187.
Same series as: A 644 (Τ 381), A 1130 (ΙΙ 514), A 1132 (Ι 1270), A 1596 (Ι 1356), A 1615 (ΣΑ 1011), A 1928 (ΣΑ 1608), A 1929 (ΣΑ 1609), A 1930 (ΣΑ 1610), A 1976 (Τ 1395), A 3452, A 3453.
ADDENDA A 1130 not of same series, different.
Keyword:   UV
Elwira Janus
Baillet September 2016
    UV
    Elwira Janus
    Baillet September 2016
Context:   Removed from east face of Valerian wall at south end of Library of Pantainos.
Negatives:   Leica, XXXIX-94, XXXIX-95, XLVI-49, 81-113, 81-114, 81-115, 81-116, 81-117, 81-118, 81-119, 81-120, 83-120, 83-122, 86-256, 86-524, 82-622, color slide
PD Number:   PD 527, PD 1182, PD 1183, PD 1932, PD 2730
Dimensions:   H. (in mid part ) 0.305; W. (on volutes) 0.574, (abacus) 0.615; L. (on volutes) 0.875, (abacus) 0.565; Diam. (resting surface) ca. 0.51
Material:   Marble
Date:   May 1950
Section:   Ι
Grid:   R 15
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 73-74, fig. 45.
    Hesperia 65 (1996), pp. 134, 158, no. 17 A, fig. 25, pl. 43.
    Hesperia 51 (1982), p. 429, fig. 13.
    Guide (1976), pp. 282, 287, fig. 150.
    Guide (1962), p. 197.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:ArchEph (1917), pp. 183-187.
    Agora:Object:A 644
    Agora:Object:A 1130
    Agora:Object:A 1132
    Agora:Object:A 1596
    Agora:Object:A 1615
    Agora:Object:A 1928
    Agora:Object:A 1929
    Agora:Object:A 1930
    Agora:Object:A 1976
    Agora:Object:A 3452
    Agora:Object:A 3453
References:   Publication: Hesperia 51 (1982)
Publication: Hesperia 65 (1996)
Publication: Museum Guide (2014)
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Card: A 1595
Card: A 1595