Agora Object: A 2974
Inventory Number:   A 2974
Section Number:   Ι 1646
Title:   Statue Base
Category:   Architecture Marble
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
Material:   Marble
Date:   1959, May 1964
Section:   Ι
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