Agora Object: I 6006
Inventory Number:   I 6006
Section Number:   Θ 1905
Title:   Prytany Decree Fragment
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragment of stele.
Two large joining fragments, the upper of which preserves some of the flat top of the stele proper, with a dowel hole for the attachment of the pedimental top. Upper right corner broken away. The lower fragment preserves the full width of the stele. There is a marked taper towards the top.
Rectangular cutting in face of block cuts away several letters of last two lines of first decree and of first citation.
Sides toothed; back rough picked.
Pentelic marble.
ADDENDA Joins I 6005.
Context:   Found lying face down in two pieces in a rectangular cutting in the floor of the Civic Offices, directly in front of the retaining wall of the Middle Stoa. Reused here for at least the second time, the rectangular cutting in the face of the upper fragment being from a previous re-used.
Handling:   in basement along west wall
Notebook Page:   1743-1744
Negatives:   Leica, 88-16-33, 88-16-34, 88-16-37, XXIX-48
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.084; Lett. H. 0.007; W. (at bottom of second decree) 0.545, (of cutting) 0.03; Th. 0.095; L. (of cutting) 0.10; D. (of cutting) 0.05
Chronology:   140/39 B.C.
Date:   14 June 1947
Section:   Θ
Grid:   Θ:10/Κ
Bibliography:   Shear (1994), p. 241, no. 70.
    Tracy (1990), pp. 66, 78, 267, 82, 146, 158-159, 190, 214, 223, 228, 230-233, 271-273.
    Hesperia 48 (1979), p. 179.
    Hesperia 47 (1978), pp. 261 ff., pls. 69, 70.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), p. 17, no. 9.
    Agora III, nos. 120, 121, pp. 56-57.
    Agora XV, no. 240, p. 192.
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Card: I 6006
Card: I 6006