Agora Object: A 1652
Inventory Number:   A 1652
Section Number:   Ρ 548
Title:   Orthostate Block Fragment
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Original back probably preserved (now invisible). Otherwise broken all around. Above the smooth finished front surface preserved, a slightly raised fascia with the beginning of a concave molding.
Probably from the altar of the Temple of Ares.
Pentelic marble.
Cf. A 1651 (Ρ 546).
(Note also two small joining fragments of a band of guilloche ornament, found near this piece; as joined P.L. 0.185m.; P.H. 0.083m. Sent to circled marble store.)
Context:   Found tipped on east edge of foundation of Altar.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   P.L. 1.65; P.H. 0.90; Th. ca. 0.40; H. (front surface) 0.64, (concave molding) 0.078
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   20 June 1950
Section:   Ρ
Grid:   M 8
Bibliography:   Hesperia 28 (1959), p. 5, fig. 1, pl. 2 c.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 1651
References:   Publication: Hesperia 28 (1959)
Monument: Temple of Ares
Drawing: PD 784 (DA 4521)
Image: 1997.10.0003 (LVIII-85)
Image: 1997.10.0389 (LX-66)
Card: A 1652