Agora Object: A 249
Inventory Number:   A 249
Section Number:   Η' 581
Title:   Step Block with Mason's Mark
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Bottom step block. Both ends broken.
Front surface worked smooth to 0.120m. from top. The remaining surface below projects 0.01m. from this finished face and is rough-picked.
Top surface badly weathered and apparently reused for a threshold: cutting for pivot socket.
Dividing line visible 0.016.-0.018m. from front surface. Pry hole 0.045m. back from surface in association with a 0.05m. x 0.015m. dowel cutting.
Mason's mark: Ο Δ.
Assigned to the Temple of Ares.
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   Found at J/10-7/16 (Fall 2016).
Context:   Demolition of late foundations in N.W. corner of section.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.300; Th. 0.618
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   23 January 1934
Section:   Η'
Grid:   Η':43-49/ΞΒ-ΞΘ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 28 (1959), pp. 49, 51.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 3, n. 9.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 28 (1959)
Monument: Temple of Ares
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Card: A 249
Card: A 249