Agora Object: A 4804
Inventory Number:   A 4804
Section Number:   Ζ 2175
Title:   Ship's Eye Fragment
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Broken at ends and top, less than half of the left side of the eye is preserved. The curved eyeball is framed by upper and lower eyelids in the form of flat bands raised 0.01m. above the outer edge of the eye. The upper surface is polished and smooth except in places where the surface has been broken away. The back is flat, and left rough. Probably the left eye.
Cf. A 3811, from well G 11:3, eye from early 5th c. B.C., also in the Tholos precinct.
On marble ship's eye cf. AchEph (1978), pp. 119-135, and De Vreis and Katsev (1972).
Notes:   to 1.60m.
Context:   Well in Tholos Trench F, "kitchen dump". Removed from lot Ζ 279.
Notebook Page:   2025
Negatives:   93-15-4 (5, 6)
Dimensions:   P.L. 0.203; P.H. 0.28; Th. 0.047, (flat bands) 0.035-0.039
Material:   Marble
Date:   25 January 1991
Section:   Ζ
Elevation:   -1.60m.
Masl:   -1.6m.
Deposit:   H 12:6
Lot:   Lot Ζ 279
Bibliography:   Hesperia 78 (2009), p. 349, no. 2, fig. 2, p. 361, n. 49.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 3811
    Agora:Object:AchEph (1978), pp. 119-135.
    Agora:Object:De Vreis and Katsev (1972).
References:   Publication: Hesperia 78 (2009)
Deposit: H 12:6
Lot: Ζ 279
Notebook: Ζ-11
Notebook: Ζ-17
Notebook Page: Ζ-11-37 (pp. 2024-2025)
Notebook Page: Ζ-17-90 (pp. 3297-3298)
Card: A 4804
Card: A 4804