Agora Object: A 394
Inventory Number:   A 394
Section Number:   Ε 424
Title:   Sima Fragment
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Broken on right end and along inner edge.
At the left end there remains a trace of a cutting for a half-housing joint.
Cyma reversa type crowned with an ovolo molding. On the front a band of palmettes and lotus buds (?), the design preserved only because the paint prevented its weathering as deeply as the adjoining surface. At the right end the trace of a cutting for a vertical dowel intended to secure the sima to the geison.
From raking side of S.W. corner sima of the Temple of Hephaistos.
Fine grained marble.
ADDENDA Initially assigned to the Temple of Ares, see Hesperia 9 (1940).
Keyword:   UV
Context:   From a marble dump along the south side of the section.
Negatives:   Leica, XX-96, 86-109
PD Number:   PD 1857
Dimensions:   L. 0.17; H. 0.228; D. 0.147; W. (on top) 0.078
Material:   Marble (Island)
Date:   1932
Section:   Ε
Grid:   I-J 10-11
Bibliography:   AJA 80 (1976), pp. 232, 234, 235, 238, 240, pls. 39, 40, ill. 7.
    AJA 78 (1974), p. 236, n. 47.
    Hesperia 39 (1970), p.237, n. 12.
    Hesperia Suppl. 5 (1941), p. 112.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), pp. 3, 32, n. 9, fig 11.
    Shoe (1936), pl. 76.2.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 39 (1970)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 5 (1941)
Monument: Temple of Hephaistos
Plans and Drawings (4)
Images (4)
Notebook: Ε-5
Notebook Page: Ε-5-19 (pp. 805-806)
Notebook Page: Ε-5-82 (pp. 931-932)
Card: A 394