Agora Object: I 247
Inventory Number:   I 247
Section Number:   Ζ 9
Title:   Prytany Decree Fragments
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragments.
Two fragments, which join, preserve the width and thickness of the stele; broken at top and bottom.
Tapering lightly toward the top. Sides smooth picked; back rough.
The upper part contains the end of a decree, the lower part the beginning of a list of names arranged by tribes. The left hand fragment contains nine lines of text and fifteen names, with a blank space below the last line. The right hand fragment contains twenty lines of text and twelve names.
The letters hastily cut; the stone encrusted with a hard lime deposit.
A third fragment, found later, joins directly to the top of the left hand fragment.
Hymettian marble.
ADDENDA For additional fragments (seven in all), joining above at the right, cf. Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 21.
For measurements and complete reading, cf. Hesperia Suppl. 1 (1937), no. 84.
Keyword:   Fragments
Notes:   Pre-excavation.
Context:   Found in the wall of the modern house 632/1 B, east of the Tholos.
(Third joining fragment), found among the marbles from the cellar walls of the modern house 632B/1.
Negatives:   Leica, 3-68, 3-117, 4-235, 80-35-35a, 88-17-0, 88-17-1, 88-17-4, 88-17-5, ,88-17-6, 88-17-7
Dimensions:   P.H. ca. 0.415, (total height of inscription) 0.55; H. (of left hand fragment) 0.250, (of the right hand fragment) 0.248, (of third fragment) 0.29; Lett. H. ca. 0.005; W. (of the two fragments joined) 0.430, (of third fragment) 0.228; Th. ca. 0.135, (of third fragment) ca. 0.115
Chronology:   155/4 B.C.
Date:   1933
(Third joining fragment) 30 March 1933
Section:   Ζ
Grid:   H-I 11-12
Bibliography:   Shear (1994), p. 241, no. 70.
    Tracy (1990), pp. 79, 99, 100, 102, 136, 142, 163-165, 206, 227-228, 230, 232-235.
    Hesperia 45 (1976), p. 286
    Hesperia Suppl. 1 (1937), p. 148, no. 84.
    Hesperia 4 (1935), p. 559.
    Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 21.
    Agora XV, no. 225, p. 199.
Published Type:   Hesperia Suppl. 1 (1937), no. 84.
References:   Publications (5)
Report: 1934 Β
Report Page: 1934 Β, s. 34
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