Agora Object: A 4771
Inventory Number:   A 4771
Section Number:   ΒΓ 1875
Title:   Step Block
Category:   Architecture Misc.
Description:   Small portion of left end of block preserved, broken at right. One of several step blocks from the Square Peristyle Building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of the Royal Stoa. Fully exposed except for back face on which block rests. Front face and top surface of block much worn, the latter showing weathering line from the period of reuse. Bottom surface of block has raised, roughened surface along forward portion. Ca. 0.10m. strip near rear edge and entire surface for a length of ca. 0.79m. at left and 0.44m. at right is finished with tooth chisel.
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:   Opposite S.E. corner of north porch of Royal Stoa.
Negatives:   88-408, 88-409, 88-410
Dimensions:   H. 0.358; P.L. 2.71; D. 0.582
Material:   Limestone
Date:   13 November 1985
Section:   ΒΓ
Bibliography:   Agora XXVII, no. Arch16, pp. 56, 59, 71, 116, ill. 12, pl. 23.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 4768
    Agora:Object:A 4769
    Agora:Object:A 4770
    Agora:Object:A 4772
References:   Publication: Agora XXVII
Monument: Royal Stoa
Monument: Square Peristyle
Drawing: PD 2593 (DA 276)
Image: 1997.01.0500 (88-408)
Image: 1997.01.0501 (88-409)
Image: 1997.01.0502 (88-410)
Card: A 4771
Card: A 4771