Agora Object: I 1750
Inventory Number:   I 1750
Section Number:   Β 494
    Β 824
    Β 1519
    Β 1535
    Β 1587
    Β 1737
    Β 1829
Title:   Mining Inscription Fragments
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Fragments of an opisthographic stele.
"POLETAI" record.
Archonship of Aristodemos and Thoudemos.
Fragment Β 494 (a), part of one side, the right side of face A, is preserved, tooth chisseled; otherwise broken.
The surface is eaten in places by the acids of the cesspools near which it was found.
On face A, fifteen lines of the inscription preserved; on face B, eight lines; stoichedon.
Another fragment (B 824), joins with B 494 (a), above. Part of toothed right side of face A preserved; otherwise broken.
On face A, traces of twelve lines of the inscription; a single letter on face B.
A number of six fragments found in section B 1519a-f (b-g), have been given this same number.
Fragment B 1535 (h), lettered face only preserved.
Seven lines of the inscription preserved, one to three letters in each.
Fragment B 1587 (i), have been also found in section B.
Fragment B 1737, inscribed face, and right side only preserved.
Joins to Fragment B 1519e.
Thirteen lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment B 1829, retains parts of both faces, but broken all around.
On face A, fourteen lines of the inscription preserved; ten on face B.
Hymettian marble.
Keyword:   Fragments
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Notes:   a) (Β 494) 14/ΚΔ
a) (Β 494) G 11
b) (Β 1519a) G 11
c) (Β 1519b) G 11
d) (Β 1519c) G 11
e) (Β 1519d) G 11
f) (Β 1519e) G 11
g) (B 1519f) G 11
h) (Β 1535) F-G 11
i) (Β 1587) G 11
(B 1737) G 11
(B 1829) F-G 10
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   a) (Β 494), found in late context, northwest of the Tholos.
(B 824), found in marble dump, in the area of the Tholos.
b-g) (B 1519a-f), found in late disturbance, just above bedrock in southeast part of Bouleuterion Plateia.
h) (Β 1535), found in foundation packing of Hellenistic monument, at southeast corner of Bouleuterion Plateia.
i) (Β 1587), found in disturbed part of Bouleuterion Plateia.
(B 1737), found in classical context, about 1.00m. northwest of the Tholos.
(B 1829), found in modern context, in well in Porch of Bouleuterion.
Notebook Page:   h) (Β 1535) 1868
Negatives:   Leica, XXX-70, XXXI-71, XXXIII-30, XXXIII-33, XXXIII-34, XXXIII-35, XXXIII-36, XXXIII-38, XXXIII-44, XXXIII-44, XXXIII-45, XXXIII-46, XXXIV-5, XXXI-70
Dimensions:   P.H. a) 0.173; H. (face A) 0.13, (face B) 0.11, (B 494 as joined with B 824) 0.335, b) 0.034, c) 0.044, d) 0.021, e) 0.04, f) 0.046, g) 0.021, h) 0.066, i) 0.053, (B 1737 as joined with B 1519e) 0.105, (fragment B 1829) 0.19; Lett. H. (face A) 0.003-0.004, (face B) 0.003-0.004, b) 0.004, h) 0.003, i) 0.003-0.006, (fragment B 1737 as joined with B 1519e) 0.005, (fragment B 1829) 0.004; P.W. a) 0.145; W. (face A) 0.116, (face B) 0.08, (B 494 as joined with B 824) 0.14, b) 0.137, c) 0.072, d) 0.03, e) 0.054, f) 0.078, g) 0.052, h) 0.030, i) 0.046, (B 1737 as joined with 1519e) 0.077, (fragment B 1829) 0.14; P.Th. a) 0.116; Th. (B 494 as joined with 824) 0.115, b) 0.073, c) 0.047, d) 0.048, e) 0.033, f) 0.018, g) 0.05, h) 0.018, i) 0.045, (B 1737 as joined with B 1519e) 0.017, (fragment B 1829) 0.115
Material:   Marble
Chronology:   353/2 B.C., and 352/1 B.C.
Date:   a) (Β 494) 2 April 1934
(B 824) 29 May 1934
b-g) (B 1519a-f) 4 May 1935
h) (Β 1535) 10 May 1935
i) (Β 1587) 11 May 1935
(B 1737) 22 July 1936
(B 1829) 27 May 1937
Section:   Β
Grid:   Β:14/ΚΔ
    G 11
    F-G 11
    F-G 10
Bibliography:   Hesperia 19 (1950), p. 226, nos. 13a-e, pls. 86-87.
    Hesperia 6 (1937), p. 170.
    Agora XIX, no. P 20, p. 94.
References:   Publication: Agora XIX
Publication: Hesperia 6 (1937)
Publication: Hesperia 19 (1950)
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