Agora Object: B 1352
Inventory Number:   B 1352
Section Number:   ΒΓ 120
Title:   Pinakion
Category:   Bronze
Description:   Intact with the inscription: ΦΙΛΟΜΝΗΣΤΟΣ ΙΚΑΡΙΕΥΣ.
Ends curve forward due to heavier erasure in middle.
Notches in each end apparently for fitting nails in workbench to hold plate firmly during erasure or inscribing.
Seals: a) lower left, triobol seal (owl facing, surrounded by olive spray and ΑΘΗ;
b) at right, gorgoneion.
c) at lower right, double-bodied owl with tilted alpha in upper left and right corners.
a) and b) stamped before pinakion originally inscribed. c) added sometime later.
Section letters and number of uses:
For last use: kappa in incuse square stamped at left.
For next to last use: eta in incuse square at left of and under Kappa.
Three prior uses: superimposed inscribed beta, kappa, gamma (?) in upper left corner.
For original use: restore stamped section letter in upper left corner, no trace of which now visible.
Hence a minimum of six uses.
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Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Layer 1, South Stele Annex.
4th to 6th c. A.D.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.025; L. 0.139
Date:   16 June 1970
Section:   ΒΓ
Grid:   I/10-5/6
Bibliography:   Kroll (1972a), pp. 196-197, figs. 168-171, no. 96.
    Agora XXVIII, p. 62, pl. 7, no. P9.
References:   Publication: Agora XXVIII
Card: B 1352
Card: B 1352