Agora Object: I 5183
Inventory Number:   I 5183
Section Number:   Σ 1611
Title:   Building Block
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Block inscribed with mason's mark.
Part of top and of front preserved; right end re-cut; other faces broken.
Along front, 0.33m. preserved of dressed exposed face; then an anathyrosis (?) band 0.13m. wide, and 0.08m. of picked surface, to the recut edge; a block to tie in with another wall.
Mason's marks on the top: "Β, Δ".
Stain as if from color, on the anathyrosis surface
Careful work; probably belonging with the temple of Ares series.
Pentelic marble.
Cf. A 238.
Notes:   Stored with A 238 series.
Context:   Found in late Roman Road Fill, between the Stoa of Attalos and the Gymnasium north porch; with coins nos. 5-18 for the day.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.186; Lett. H. (of B) 0.071, (of Δ) 0.063; L. 0.748; W. 0.324
Date:   25 January 1938
Section:   Σ
Grid:   Σ:41-47/ΝΑ-ΝΖ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 28 (1959), pp. 32-33, 51, fig. 17.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 238
References:   Publication: Hesperia 28 (1959)
Image: 2012.53.1162 (LX-67)
Image: 2004.01.0480 (HAT 58-200)
Card: I 5183
Card: I 5183