Agora Object: I 4129
Inventory Number:   I 4129
Section Number:   Σ 783
    Σ 863
Title:   Epigram Fragments
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Fragments of a columnar monument with sculptured relief and inscribed epigram.
Sepulchral epigram.
Fragment Σ 783 a), inscribed face only preserved; the surface convex.
Five lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment Σ 863 b), inscribed face only preserved; the surface convex.
Above the inscription, is a shallow niche with crude sculptured decoration; at the left, the figure of a child, preserved from the waist down, wearing a short garment. This figure faces right towards a larger figure of which only the left foot is preserved.
Traces of other objects to right and left.
Pentelic marble.
Keyword:   Fragments
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Notes:   a) (Σ 783) 25/ΚΣΤ-ΚΖ
b) (Σ 863) 26-27/ΙΖ-ΚΑ
a) (Σ 783) P 8
b) (Σ 863) P 7
Levels:
a) (Σ 783) 1.50m.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   a) (Σ 783), found in a late Turkish wall west of the Stoa of Attalos, near its north end.
b) (Σ 863), found in late wall west of the Stoa of Attalos, at its north end.
Negatives:   Leica, 7-125, 7-129
Dimensions:   H. a) 0.284, b) 0.501; Lett. H. a) 0.019-0.028, b) ca. 0.02; W. a) 0.398; Th. a) 0.221; Diam. b) ca. 0.55
Date:   a) (Σ 783) 5 May 1936
b) (Σ 863) 15 May 1936
Section:   Σ
Grid:   Σ:25/ΚΣΤ-ΚΖ
    Σ:26-27/ΙΖ-ΚΑ
    P 8
    P 7
Elevation:   -1.50m.
Masl:   -1.5m.
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Hesperia 8 (1939), pp. 470 f., no. 29.
    Agora XVII, no. 1037, p. 182.
    Agora XXXV, no. 310, pl. 100.
References:   Publication: Agora XVII
Publication: Agora XXXV
Publication: Hesperia 8 (1939)
Images (5)
Card: I 4129