Agora Object: A 681
Inventory Number:   A 681
Section Number:   Ι 947
Title:   Water Pipe Section
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   Appears to have fallen into the drain from above, after the drain was filled up. Hence need not to be contemporary.
Most of lip gone at one end. Simple tongue joint; broad shallow corrugation, more marked inside than out. Traces of hard white cement at joints.
Coarse pinkish clay, in part light buff at surface. Inside seems to have had a coating of black waterproofing, worn away by water or covered by the heavy lime deposit, and now visible only at the top where it is preserved the length of the pipe.
Context:   Great Drain.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   L. ca. 0.537; Diam. ca. 0.191
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   May-June 1936
Section:   Ι
Deposit:   Q15:1
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Agora V, p. 72.
References:   Publication: Agora V
Card: A 681
Card: A 681