|Inventory Number:||A 3349|
|Section Number:||Κ 3681|
|Title:||Wall Plaster: Dipinto|
|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).
|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.
|Dimensions:||Th. (first layer) ca. 0.004, (second layer) ca. 0.001; W. (red paint strokes) 0.01; Lett. H. 0.06|
|Date:||29 April 1953|
|Bibliography:||Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998), pp. 99 ff., fig. 6.|
|References:||Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998)|
Notebook Page: Κ-11-77 (pp. 2145-2146)
Notebook Page: Κ-19-67 (pp. 3724-3725)
Card: A 3349