Agora Object: A 554
Inventory Number:   A 554
Section Number:   Ο 616
Title:   Sima Fragment: Plastic
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   The left half of a terracotta sima, preserved to full height. Trace of lion's head spout at right. A goodly amount of tile preserved behind.
On front in relief an ornate floral design. Red color on flat band above and on background. Maeander pattern in red on flat band below.
Middle Stoa series.
Cf. Α 555, A 825, A 1106, A 1131, A 1257.
Context:   Between strosis over Burnt Building and actual debris. Close to wall of outer apse of late Roman Building (some of cement of which clings to one end of sima). Probably belongs to Burnt Building.
Negatives:   Leica, XXXI-92, 84-47
PD Number:   1422
Dimensions:   H. 0.12; W. (probably almost exactly half) 0.34
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   24 April 1935
Section:   Ο
Grid:   Ο:37/Θ
Bibliography:   Camp (2007), p. 64, fig. 77.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), pl. 38.2.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Α 555
    Agora:Object:A 825
    Agora:Object:A 1106
    Agora:Object:A 1131
    Agora:Object:A 1257.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 17 (1948)
Monument: Middle Stoa
Drawing: PD 1422 (DA 13089)
Images (6)
Card: A 554