Agora Object: A 880
Inventory Number:   A 880
Section Number:   Β 1956
Title:   Antefix Fragment: Painted
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   Lower part of Tholos antefix and much of the carrying tile remain; the whole restored in plaster on the model of A 865 (Ζ 1541).
The tile is large and flat, expanding rapidly toward the back , channeled on the underside to fit over its neighbors. On its top are rude transverse scratchings. The face of the antefix in its lower part is decorated with a small central and two small lateral palmettes connected by scrolls, in red figures technique, details in added purple. Purple covers the edges of the antefix and a band across the bottom of its face.
The tile is of buff clay, surfaced with yellow.
Notes:   Cf. neg. no. XVI-95, Ptg. 333, PD 71.
Context:   From filling of northern roasting pit, beneath north annex of Tholos.
Notebook Page:   2556
Negatives:   Leica, 8-107, VII-12, IX-62
PD Number:   Ptg. 217, Ptg. 333
Dimensions:   W. (antefix at bottom of face) 0.22; P.L. (tile) 0.36; Rest. L. (tile) 0.84; Rest. H. (tile) 0.306
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   22 April 1938
Section:   Β
Grid:   G-H 11
Deposit:   G 11:6
Bibliography:   Guide (2010), p. 49, fig. 22
    Camp (2007), p. 58, fig. 70.
    Hooton (2007), p. 37, fig. 50.
    Guide (1990), p. 52, fig. 22.
    Camp (1986), p. 76.
    AgoraPicBk 21 (1984), p. 27, fig. 52.
    Travlos (1971), p. 559, fig. 698.
    Hesperia Suppl. 4 (1940), pp. 65 ff.
    Agora XIV, p. 43, pl. 35 a.
References:   Publication: Agora XIV
Publication: AgoraPicBk 21 (1984)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 4 (1940)
Monument: Tholos
Images (9)
Deposit: G 11:6
Notebooks (4)
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Card: A 880
Card: A 880