Agora Object: B 350
Inventory Number:   B 350
Section Number:   ΜΜ 321
Title:   Mold for Casting
Category:   Bronze
Description:   a) Fragment a) comes apparently from the rim of a mold for casting a bowl.
Particles of bronze cling to its inner surface.
Of the same part, another small fragment.
b) Fragment b) was intended for casting a rod.
c) The "metal surface" of this fragment is undulating. The back has a triglyph-like shape.
Gritty clay, fired brown on outside; black on inside.
d) Fragment d) shows two plain surfaces set at right angles.
Several non-joining and less characteristic fragments may accompany the above.
Notes:   4.60 to bottom
Context:   Cistern.
Late 4th-early 3rd c. B.C.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. a) 0.058, b) 0.047, c) 0.081, d) 0.07; Diam. a) (inner edge of rim of bowl) ca. 0.28, b) (rod) ca. 0.015; W. c) 0.06
Date:   7-17 April 1936
Section:   ΜΜ
Grid:   ΜΜ:44/Η
Elevation:   -4.60m.
Masl:   -4.6m.
Deposit:   E 3:1
Bibliography:   Hesperia 46 (1977), p. 375, noted.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 46 (1977)
Deposit: E 3:1
Notebook: ΜΜ-3
Notebook Page: ΜΜ-3-99 (pp. 587-588)
Card: B 350
Card: B 350