Agora Object: A 4772
Inventory Number:   A 4772
Section Number:   ΒΓ 1876
Title:   Step Block
Category:   Architecture Misc.
Description:   Left hand 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. Front face much worn but preserves traces of finished surfaces along left and bottom edges with remaining portion of face raised slightly. Top of block preserves finished tooth chiseled surface at left, raised werkzoll worked with point at right. Bottom of block is finished at left for a distance of ca. 0.75m. and along a strip toward front edge of block; remaining surface is left raised and roughened, finished coarsely with a point.
Hard travertine-like limestone.
Cf. A 4768-A 4771, step blocks of South Stoa II, and blocks in situ at N.E. corner of Square Peristyle Building.
Context:   Opposite S.E. corner of south porch of Royal Stoa.
Negatives:   88-405, 88-406, 88-407
Dimensions:   H. 0.36; P.L. 1.27; D. 0.57
Material:   Limestone
Date:   13 November 1985
Section:   ΒΓ
Bibliography:   Agora XXVII, no. Arch17, pp. 56, 59, 84, 116, ill. 12, pl. 23.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 4768
    Agora:Object:A 4769
    Agora:Object:A 4770
    Agora:Object:A 4771
References:   Publication: Agora XXVII
Monument: Royal Stoa
Monument: Square Peristyle
Drawing: PD 2593 (DA 276)
Image: 1997.01.0497 (88-405)
Image: 1997.01.0498 (88-406)
Image: 1997.01.0499 (88-407)
Card: A 4772
Card: A 4772