Agora Object: A 183
Inventory Number:   A 183
Section Number:   Ι 238
Title:   Antefix Fragment
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Complete width and thickness preserved; top broken away.
Seven-petaled palmette rising from acanthus.
At the lower corners of the back, two triangular cuttings, apparently for fitting to the roof tile, form a tenon flaring upwards.
Pentelic marble.
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Context:   Modern house walls, pre excavation demolition.
Negatives:   Leica, XXIX-54, XXIX-55
Dimensions:   W. 0.242, (tenon at bottom) 0.063; Th. 0.116; D. (triangular cuttings) 0.06
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   1933
Section:   Ι
Bibliography:   Hesperia 19 (1950), p. 53 (noted).
References:   Publication: Hesperia 19 (1950)
Monument: Odeion
Images (4)
Card: A 183
Card: A 183