Agora Object: A 420
Inventory Number:   A 420
Section Number:   Α 912
Title:   Capital Fragments: Ionic: Painted
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   a) A fragment from the lower edge of the echinus, broken both sides and behind. The underside was finished with a toothed chisel. The egg and dart ornament was incised and painted. Of the paint only the stain remains.
b) A fragment found later, which gives a part of the painted echinus.
c) A third fragment, which gives the inner corner of one of the volutes, with part of the small lotus at the spring
d) A fourth fragment, which gives part of the inner line of the volutes.
e) A fifth fragment which gives part of the outer curve.
Excellent workmanship.
Probably from the interior Ionic order of the Stoa of Zeus. Cf. Hesperia 2 (1933), p. 123, fig. 11.
For the restored drawing of these fragments, see neg. no. 7-38.
Context:   Found overlying floor of Stoa of Zeus, to which building it probably belongs.
Negatives:   Leica, 7-38, 90-23-4, 90-23-5
PD Number:   PD 14, PD 2718
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.172; P.W. 0.14; Max. Dim. c) 0.182, d) 0.135, e) 0.145
Material:   Marble
Date:   1931
Section:   Α
Bibliography:   Hesperia 65 (1996), pp. 129, 151, no. 12, figs. 2, 17, pl. 39.
    Hesperia 6 (1937), p. 27, fig. 15.
    Shoe (1936), pl. 21.31.
Published Type:   Hesperia 2 (1933), p. 123, fig. 11.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 2 (1933)
Publication: Hesperia 6 (1937)
Publication: Hesperia 65 (1996)
Monument: Stoa of Zeus
Plans and Drawings (7)
Image: 2012.25.0172 (7-38)
Image: 1997.03.0074 (7-38)
Notebook: Α-6
Notebook: Α-9
Notebook Page: Α-6-81 (pp. 1132-1133)
Notebook Page: Α-9-94 (pp. 1911-1912)
Card: A 420
Card: A 420
Card: A 420