Agora Object: A 2013
Inventory Number:   A 2013
Section Number:   ΣΑ 1816
Title:   String Course Block
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Apparently from a string course above orthostates. Dressed smooth for joint with stone on under side; rough-picked on top, perhaps to carry brick. One face is smooth-dressed, the other lightly stippled and edged with a smooth band. Near one end of this face a 'lifting boss'. Well worked anathyrosis.
Bluish white marble.
Notes:   Not found 1962.
Context:   Found in construction filling of Square Building, behind Stoa Shop XVI from south. It had apparently been reused in the foundation of the propylon at the N.E. entrance of the Predecessor to the Square Building.
Notebook Page:   2862
Negatives:   Leica
PD Number:   PD 976
Dimensions:   H. 0.225; W. 0.745, (smooth band) 0.03, (anathyrosis) ca. 0.04
Material:   Marble
Date:   June 1952
Section:   ΣΑ
Bibliography:   Agora XXVII, no. Arch2, pp. 32, 113, ill. 10, pl. 20.
References:   Publication: Agora XXVII
Drawing: PD 976 (DA 243)
Image: 1997.12.0173 (LIV-48)
Image: 1997.12.0265 (88-469)
Card: A 2013