Agora Object: A 638
Inventory Number:   A 638
Section Number:   Σ 333
    Σ 1220
    Σ 1221
Title:   Entablature for Circular Building
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   a) Intact. Ancient crack mended by two dowels before block was in position.
From a building or monument about 6.00m. in diameter.
The block has dentils at the bottom, then a coarsely cut bead and reel; at the ends the bead and reel molding is not cut out of the projecting half round. Overhanging soffit, above which a band of scrolls and flowers, the latter all different. At the top a sima, with acanthus leaves and lion's heads without spouts. On the top is a narrow gutter at the front; two dowel holes at each end.
Quite coarse workmanship; fairly good anathyrosis on ends.
b) A second piece of the same cornice of circular building, except for minor chips, intact. Lion's heads pierced; two clamp cuttings at each end, dowel hole in center.
c) Right side broken away, and carving on front badly chipped. Traces of clamp cutting at preserved end.
Pentelic marble.
Second lion from left broken off and missing (on b), reported by J. Binder, June 1969.
Joining piece found by S. Spyropoulos in the immediate provenience, now joined to the right and giving another lion head (on c). September 1969.
Notes:   Ca. 2.40m. below surface.
Found at P/2-8/7 (Fall 2016).
Notebook Page:   496-497, 510, 1884
Negatives:   Leica, 6-234, 6-235, X-33, X-34, X-35, XLVII-77, XLVIII-40, XLVIII-42, XLVIII-61, XLVIII-62, 87-440
PD Number:   PD 46, PD 520
Dimensions:   W. a) (of part resting on wall) 0.061; H. a) 0.426; L. a) (at overhanging cornice) 1.42, b) (at overhanging cornice) 2.212, c) 1.201
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   12 March 1936, 13 March 1936, 13 June 1936
Section:   Σ
Grid:   Σ:19-20/ΛΣΤ
Elevation:   Ca. -2.40m.
Masl:   -2.4m.
Bibliography:   Hesperia 43 (1974), pp. 412-423, figs. 5-8, pl. 88 c-e.
    Hesperia 6 (1937), p. 355, fig. 19.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 6 (1937)
Publication: Hesperia 43 (1974)
Report: 1971 ΒΔ
Report Page: 1971 ΒΔ, s. 4
Monument: Monopteros
Plans and Drawings (4)
Images (28)
Notebook: ΒΔ-8
Notebook Page: ΒΔ-8-103 (pp. 1594-1595)
Card: A 638
Card: A 638