Agora Object: A 2986
Inventory Number:   A 2986
Section Number:   Ι 1659
Title:   Architrave Backer: Doric
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Taenia all broken away; left end preserved. Right end seems to have been cut back a few centimeters (the clamp cutting is only 0.06m. as compared with 0.13m. at the other end). Cuttings for Π-clamp at both ends. One pry-hole in top. Poor anathyrosis on left end and lower edge of back. Rough bosses left on face, near lower edge, toward ends. (Cf. Market of Caesar and Augustus.)
Presumably a supplement to the series of A 2984 and A 2985 added in the Roman period.
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   Found at R/13-15/18 (Fall 2016).
Context:   In west face of Late Roman Fortification just north of tower at S.W. corner of Library of Pantainos.
Negatives:   Leica
PD Number:   PD 2475
Dimensions:   H. 0.77; Th. 0.43; P.L. 1.80
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   1959
Section:   Ι
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Hesperia 51 (1982), p. 413, fig. 3, no. B 3.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 51 (1982)
Drawing: PD 2475 (DA 543)
Drawing: PD 2475 (DA 544)
Image: 1997.09.0343 (88-138)
Card: A 2986