Agora Object: I 5984
Inventory Number:   I 5984
Section Number:   ΟΟ 152
Title:   Imperial Letter Fragment
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragment.
Rough picked back preserved; broken on all sides.
Part of an imperial letter from Marcus Aurelius and Commodus.
Thirty-two lines of the inscription preserved.
Pentelic marble.
ADDENDA Bottom of this piece joins I 64 and I 815, published Hesperia Suppl. 6 (1941), Sacred Gerusia, as no. 24b (p. 108), with the two letters of the text to the last line of new fragment is same line as line 8 of published fragment.
A piece in the Epigraphical Museum, EM 2763, Hesperia Suppl. 6 (1941), no. 25a (cast at Agora) joins new fragment at right, with line 12 of new fragment carrying on to line 1 of published text.
With I 10.
Context:   Found in early Byzantine destruction debris east of the Great Drain, in the industrial area.
Negatives:   Leica, XXVIII-73
Dimensions:   H. 0.445; Lett. H. ca. 0.008; W. ca. 0.16; Th. 0.065
Chronology:   178 A.D.
Date:   30 May 1947
Section:   ΟΟ
Grid:   ΟΟ:81/ΛΔ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 30 (1961), pp. 231-236, no. 31a, pl. 40.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 30 (1961)
Image: 2008.16.0678 (XXVII-73)
Image: 2012.51.1242 (XXVII-73)
Notebook: ΟΟ-2
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-2-86 (pp. 363-364)
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-2-87 (pp. 365-366)
Card: I 5984
Card: I 5984