Agora Object: A 768
Inventory Number:   A 768
Section Number:   ΚΤΛ 71
Title:   Capital: Ionic
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Rather more than half remains, battered but fresh.
Egg and dart on echinus and abacus, the volutes, the petals of the angle flower were not carved but painted. Traces of a square cutting for the empolion, and for a cutting for a lifting lewis in the top, undercut on one side only. On the underside, at a later time, a square was deeply incised ca. 0.44m. to the side.
Good workmanship.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Found in excavation for a modern cellar at the corner of Hadrian and Mnesikles Streets, on the property of K. Tsandilis.
Negatives:   Leica, 83-54, 83-124
PD Number:   PD 1184, PD 2723
Dimensions:   H. (total) 0.297, (echinus) 0.095; Diam. (lower of echinus) 0.64; L. (top of abacus) ca. 0.72, (cutting for empolion) ca. 0.09; W. (top of abacus) ca. 0.72, (spacing of ornament on echinus) 0.085, (spacing of ornament on abacus) 0.037, (cutting for empolion) ca. 0.09; D. (cutting for empolion) 0.05
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   26 May 1937
Section:   ΚΤΛ
Bibliography:   Hooton (2007), p. 35, fig. 48.
    Hesperia 65 (1996), pp. pp. 128-129, 147, no. 6, figs. 2, 12, pl. 37.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 65 (1996)
Drawing: PD 1184 (DA 3138)
Drawing: PD 2723 (DA 3174)
Image: 2008.03.0058
Card: A 768
Card: A 768