Agora Object: A 891
Inventory Number:   A 891
Section Number:   Ψ 377
Title:   Sima Fragment with Painted Inscription
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   From a raking cornice; the full width preserved at the front, and the full height of the sima; much of the tile remains behind, with part of the right edge, but not the full depth.
Broad red band on soffit. On face, palmette and lotus band between maeander and bead and reel, decoration light against dark red ground. Coarse pink clay; pink to buff slip.
On the top of the tile, large letters of red glaze carefully painted: [Ι Ε Ρ Α
ΑΙ Σ Τ]
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Context:   Well, container 33, Roman context, 2nd c. A.D. or later.
Negatives:   Leica, 8-93, 8-94, VII-10
PD Number:   Ptg 214
Dimensions:   H. 0.115; W. 0.555
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   20 May 1938
Section:   Ψ
Grid:   Ψ:30/ΛΣΤ
Masl:   -30.3m.
Deposit:   P 18:2
Bibliography:   Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 214, fig. 12.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 8 (1939)
Drawing: DA 10629
Images (5)
Deposit: P 18:2
Notebook: Ψ-3
Notebook: Ψ-5
Notebook Page: Ψ-3-80 (pp. 550-551)
Notebook Page: Ψ-5-54 (pp. 899-900)
Notebook Page: Ψ-5-56 (pp. 903-904)
Card: A 891