Agora Object: A 3451
Inventory Number:   A 3451
Section Number:   Ι 1699
Title:   Column Drum with Mason's Mark: Ionic
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Top drum, without flutes. On both the top and bottom the smooth dressed original outer joint surface stands out from the roughly reworked inner area. On the top a carefully cut mason's mark. Empolion cutting in top 0.075m. x 0.08m. x 0.06m. deep; in bottom 0.09m. x 0.09m. x 0.06m. deep.
Dull white marble with dark bands.
Reused from the Temple of Athena at Sounion, probably in the Southeast Temple of the Agora. Probably to be associated with A 1597.
Cf. Sketch in notebook, pp. 3322 f.
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Context:   Recognized among marbles stacked behind Stoa of Attalos, but late Roman mortar shows its connection with Late Roman Fortification, probably in section Ι.
Notebook Page:   3322, 3323
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 1.13, (mason's mark) 0.03; Diam. (upper) 0.53, (lower) 0.52
Material:   Marble
Date:   3 June 1964
Section:   Ι
Bibliography:   Hesperia 51 (1982), p. 415, fig. 5.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 1597
References:   Publication: Hesperia 51 (1982)
Drawing: PD 2500 (DA 571)
Drawing: DA 10495
Image: 2014.01.0057
Card: A 3451
Card: A 3451