Agora Object: A 238
Inventory Number:   A 238
Section Number:   Η 441
    Η 442
    Η 633
Title:   Cornice Block
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Reconstructed cornice block.
Included in the block are the fragments originally numbered A 238 a, A 239 a and b, and A 602.
a) (former A 238 a) Broken away in back and on both sides; part of a small hawk's beak preserved. On the bottom three guttae.
b) (former A 239 a, b) Three pieces, of which two join. They are contiguous parts of a mutule, with six guttae preserved. Part of the via is preserved. The non-joining fragment has preserved ample traces of red coloring, and the width of the via. It also exhibits very shallow anathyrosis.
c) (former A 602) Front and bottom preserved; elsewhere broken away. Piece from exterior corner.
From the Temple of Ares.
Pentelic marble.
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ADDENDA Other fragments originally numbered A 238 b-e, have been renumbered A 2251 (Η 511), 2252 (Η 511 bis), 2253 (Ν 505) and A 2254 (MM 344); also bracketed fragments: A 2241 (Μ 803)-A 2250 (Μ 810).
To this series also belong I 315, I 690 and probably also A 600, A 601.
Notes:   Depth is for a) and b).
Found at J/10-8/7 (Fall 2016).
Notebook Page:   1168, 1171
Negatives:   Leica, LIX-22, LIX-23, LIX-38
PD Number:   PD 530, PD 777
Dimensions:   H. a) 0.38, c) 0.23; Th. a) 0.39; W. a) 0.16, b) (joining fragments) 0.58, b) (distance from middle of first to middle of sixth gutta on joining fragments) 0.51, b) (mutule on joining fragments) 0.555, b) (non-joining fragment) 0.40, b) (via on non-joining fragment) 0.14, c) 0.115
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   30 June 1933, June 1935
Section:   Η
Grid:   Η:55/Κ
    Η:56/ΙΘ
    Η:53/ΙΗ
Elevation:   53.00m
Masl:   53m.
Bibliography:   Hesperia 28 (1959), pp. 16, 23, 49, 51, 54, 56, fig. 12.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), pp. 9, 11, 19, n. 3, figs. 6 b, 9.
    Shoe (1936), pls. 53.23, 73.16.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 28 (1959)
Monument: Temple of Ares
Drawing: PD 777 (DA 4512)
Drawing: PD 777 (DA 4513)
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