Agora Object: I 5770
Inventory Number:   I 5770
Section Number:   ΜΜ 501
Title:   Boundary Stone
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed baundary stone of Kerameikos.
Left in place when section was filled.
A roughly-trimmed block; its front face picked to be visible in its upper part; the top of the front face dressed with a toothed chisel to receive the inscription.
The stone is slightly weathered and is rubbed by traffic on its front and west faces down to the original ground-level, ca. 0.75m. from its top.
Two lines of the inscription preserved.
Hymettian marble.
Notes:   Cast in basement, to right of exit; buried.
Context:   Found in situ, in the northwest corner of the Market Square.
Notebook Page:   1124 ff.
Negatives:   Leica, XVI-24, XVI-25, XV-100, 8-95
Dimensions:   H. 1.47, (of picked face intended to be visible) 0.83, (of dressed surface for inscription) 0.26; Lett. H. 0.03-0.035; W. 0.34; Th. 0.16
Date:   March 1939
Section:   ΜΜ
Grid:   F 2
Bibliography:   Hesperia 75 (2006), p. 100, n. 69.
    Hesperia Suppl. 31 (2003), p. 293, figs. 5.12, 5.13.
    Monaco (2000), p. 152, n. 550.
    Travlos (1971), fig. 416.
    AgoraPicBk 10 (1966), fig. 23.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 267.
    AJA 43 (1939), p. 577, fig. 1.
    Agora III, p. 223.
References:   Publications (5)
Publication Pages (5)
Report: 1939 ΜΜ
Report Page: 1939 ΜΜ, s. 6
Images (26)
Notebook: ΜΜ-6
Notebook: ΜΜ-7
Notebook Pages (5)
Card: I 5770
Card: I 5770