Agora Object: A 772
Inventory Number:   A 772
Section Number:   Ζ 1220
Title:   Eaves Tile Fragments: Painted
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   Two non-joining fragments. On outer face an elaborate guilloche in purple and black with palmettes at the mid line. On the soffit, a band of astragal between two purple bands; on the top, along the outer edge, a purple band.
Of fragment b) the right end is preserved, and returns at a right angle. On the end is a projecting part for locking it to its neighbor.
Gritty buff clay surfaced with yellow.
Other fragments of the same series:
A 207 (Θ 1377) - brown fill; A 275 (Β 121) - late fill; A 293 (Β 483) - clearing porch of Tholos; A 426 (Β 964) - well at 15/ΛΔ, dump; A 450 (Β' 273) - mixed to late Roman fill; A 480 (Β 1274) mixed fill, 4th century and late Roman;
A 581 (B 1511) - disturbed fill north of Tholos.
Also many more: 1938.
Fragment b) made up complete in plaster on analogy of A 861, a) left unrestored.
Context:   Tholos Trench E, Layer III.
Notebook Page:   1758
Negatives:   Leica, 8-107
Dimensions:   L. a) 0.20, b) 0.235; W. a) 0.15, b) 0.17; H. (outer edge) 0.08; Rest. L. b) (as made up in plaster) 0.835; Rest. W. b) (as made up in plaster) 0.69
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   5 June 1937
Section:   Ζ
Deposit:   G-I 11-12
Bibliography:   Guide (1990), p. 52, pl. 22.
    Camp (1986), p. 76.
    AgoraPicBk 21 (1984), fig. 52.
    Travlos (1971), fig. 698.
References:   Publication: AgoraPicBk 21 (1984)
Monument: Tholos
Image: 1997.04.0136 (8-107)
Deposit: G-I 11-12
Notebook: Ζ-9
Notebook: Ζ-10
Notebook: Ζ-11
Notebook Pages (5)
Card: A 772
Card: A 772