Agora Object: I 217
Inventory Number:   I 217
Section Number:   ΣΤ 473
Title:   Decree Fragment
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Upper left portion of inscribed stele.
Mended from two fragments. Back rough picked.
Top shows marks of rough pointed tooth chisel, over whole surface preserved. Left side, similar (?) marks with shallow irregular vertical groove near front edge, and fairly smooth band along back edge (surface damaged).
Inscribed surface finished with pointed tooth chisel: effect of cross hatching.
Deme decree passed by the men of Piraeus.
The inscription begins 0.055m. down from top edge; no uninscribed margin to left. Stoichedon.
Hymettian marble.
Context:   Found in the wall of a well in the modern pit F, at the north foot of Areopagus.
Negatives:   Leica, 2-95
Dimensions:   H. 0.475; Lett. H. 0.009; W. 0.385, (of band) 0.02; Th. 0.11
Chronology:   Early 3rd. century B.C.
Date:   15 April 1932
Section:   ΣΤ
Grid:   H 17
Elevation:   64.00m.
Masl:   64m.
Bibliography:   Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 44, no. 33.
    Agora XVI, no. 160, p. 228.
References:   Publication: Agora XVI
Publication: Hesperia 3 (1934)
Image: 2008.16.0034 (2-95)
Image: 2012.20.0264 (2-95)
Card: I 217
Card: I 217