Agora Object: A 4769
Inventory Number:   A 4769
Section Number:   ΒΓ 1873
Title:   Step Block
Category:   Architecture Misc.
Description:   Right hand end of block preserved, broken at left. One of several step blocks from the Square Peristyle Building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of the Royal Stoa. Set upright, resting on its back face, most of top and bottom surfaces exposed. Front face worn smooth, preserves traces on top surface of tooth chiseling and raised werkzoll (? - very faint) towards left portion of block. Bottom of block displays tooth chiseled surface at right, raised roughened surface at left.
Hard travertine-like limestone.
Cf. A 4768, A 4770-A 4772, step blocks of South Stoa II, and blocks in situ at N.E. corner of Square Peristyle Building.
Context:   Near N.E. corner of north porch of Royal Stoa. Second block from west in a group of three similar blocks.
Negatives:   88-411, 88-412
Dimensions:   H. 0.362; P.L. 1.255; D. 0.574
Material:   Limestone
Date:   13 November 1985
Section:   ΒΓ
Bibliography:   Agora XXVII, no. Arch14, pp. 56, 59, 116, ill. 12, pl. 23 a, b.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 4789
    Agora:Object:A 4770
    Agora:Object:A 4771
    Agora:Object:A 4772
References:   Publication: Agora XXVII
Monument: Royal Stoa
Monument: Square Peristyle
Drawing: PD 2593 (DA 276)
Image: 1997.01.0503 (88-411)
Image: 1997.01.0504 (88-412)
Card: A 4769
Card: A 4769