Agora Object: A 3349
Inventory Number:   A 3349
Section Number:   Κ 3681
Title:   Wall Plaster: Dipinto
Category:   Architecture Misc.
Description:   The plaster was laid on crude brick in two layers, the first containing coarse sand and brown in color, the second of white lime and marble dust, smooth polished.
In a few fragments the finishing coat is Venetian red. The letters are in thin red paint with thick strokes; two can be measured (Τ and Υ) others were higher. No continuos text. Letter forms perhaps of fourth century.
Conceivably from north wall of Heliaia.
After conservation only three letters, Τ Ρ Α, can be in sequence (O.T., February 1990).
Notes:   Catalogued 1961.
Context:   Hellenistic fill above bedrock just north of Water Clock.
Handling:   Keep on support board, dust free. South west storage room.
Handle using Ethafoam supports.
Notebook Page:   2145
Negatives:   Leica, 94-40-0(1)
Dimensions:   Th. (first layer) ca. 0.004, (second layer) ca. 0.001; W. (red paint strokes) 0.01; Lett. H. 0.06
Material:   Plaster
Date:   29 April 1953
Section:   Κ
Grid:   Κ:38/ΛΣΤ
Bibliography:   Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998), pp. 99 ff., fig. 6.
References:   Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998)
Notebook: Κ-11
Notebook: Κ-19
Notebook Page: Κ-11-77 (pp. 2145-2146)
Notebook Page: Κ-19-67 (pp. 3724-3725)
Card: A 3349