|Inventory Number:||A 2974|
|Section Number:||Ι 1646|
|Description:||a) Broken in many pieces and only about half preserved. Simple moldings at top and bottom. Drums smoothly finished; top dressed with claw. Both top and sides fresh and unweathered. Fine, precise work. |
b) Small additional fragment.
Cf. notebook p. 3632: "The base had been reused and in its second period had been inverted and a rectangular socket cut in its new top surface" (H.A.T).
Lightly clouded gray marble, probably Hymettian (emits odor when struck).
Completely restored in plaster.
|Notes:||See notebook p. 3262 for sketch of profile of fragment b).|
Found at O/7-8/3 (Fall 2016).
|Context:||a) From tower of Late Roman Fortification at S.W. corner of Library of Pantainos; from lowest course of south wall of tower together with A 2969, A 2970, A 2971, A 2972 and A 2973, and fragments A 2891 and A 2892. b) Found among marbles from Late Roman Fortification.|
|Notebook Page:||3206, 3262|
|Negatives:||Leica, 83-366, 83-398|
|PD Number:||PD 2366, PD 1130|
|Dimensions:||H. a) 0.56; Diam. a) (at bottom) 1.294; D. a) (socket in top) 0.09-0.12; Max. Dim. 0.21; P.H. 0.105|
|Date:||1959, May 1964|
|Bibliography:||Hesperia 35 (1966), p. 149 (noted).|
|Hesperia 29 (1960), pp. 357-358, fig. 9.|
|References:||Publication: Hesperia 29 (1960)|
Publication: Hesperia 35 (1966)
Drawing: PD 1130 (DA 3320)
Drawing: PD 1130 (DA 3321)
Drawing: PD 2366 (DA 3530)
Card: A 2974