Agora Object: I 4039
Inventory Number:   I 4039
Section Number:   ΜΜ 195
Title:   Altar
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed marble altar.
Complete but battered. A small altar cut from a reused block.
Right side smooth from original use, with traces of a moulding hacked away from its front edge by the reusers. Front face smooth from first use. Slightly dressed down by reusers. Left side, top, and bottom rough.
Plan of top rounded towards the front; a small horn at each corner. On the front, within a wreath that hangs from a round shield, inscription in four lines.
Hymettian marble.
Context:   Found in a Byzantine wall in the northwest corner of the Market Square, beyond the railway.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.58; Lett. H. 0.012; W. 0.385; Th. 0.335
Date:   24 April 1936
Section:   ΜΜ
Grid:   G 3
Bibliography:   Hesperia 35 (1966), p. 250, no. 12, pl. 67.
    Agora XVIII, no. H315.
References:   Publication: Agora XVIII
Publication: Hesperia 35 (1966)
Image: 2010.08.0065 (Leica I 4039)
Notebook: ΜΜ-3
Notebook Page: ΜΜ-3-7 (pp. 403-404)
Card: I 4039
Card: I 4039