Agora Object: A 3571
Inventory Number:   A 3571
Section Number:   ΚΤΛ 555
Title:   Frieze Block
Category:   Architecture Poros
Description:   Both ends and top cut away. Face of metope shows toothed chisel, face of triglyph finished with drove; back shows long vertical striations of a single point. Undercutting at middle of back for a shift bar.
Block originally comprised three triglyphs and two metopes and was cantilevered over a column. From an intermediary use are three small dowel holes in the original underside toward one edge, spaced 0.68m and 0.64m.
From Square Peristyle.
Notes:   Inventory number not written on block.
Context:   Reused in south outer wall of Roman Agora between fountain and S.W. corner of the building. This, A 3569 and A 3570 stand upright on the toichobate imbedded in a wall made of miscellaneous ancient blocks supplemented with field stones, broken tiles and coarse mortar.
Negatives:   84-512, 84-513
Dimensions:   P.L. 1.98; P.H. 0.52; Th. (triglyph) 0.45, (metope) 0.41; W. (triglyph) 0.40, (metope) 0.602, (dowel holes) 0.03; L. (resting surface) 1.21, (dowel holes) 0.03
Material:   Poros
Date:   6 July 1966
Section:   ΚΤΛ
Bibliography:   Agora XXVII, no. Arch41, pp. 59, 60, 71, 122, ill. 20, pl. 27 a, c.
References:   Publication: Agora XXVII
Monument: Square Peristyle
Drawing: PD 1515 (DA 256)
Images (6)
Card: A 3571
Card: A 3571