Agora Object: I 657
Inventory Number:   I 657
Section Number:   Ζ 403
Title:   Honorary Decree Fragment
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Fragment from upper right part of inscribed pedimental stele with relief.
About half of the pediment top, and the upper part of the relief preserved.
Preserved close to the right corner. Back rough picked.
Athens and Salamis bestowing honors on an unknoown individual (?).
Archonship of Archias.
On the band below the pediment, letters of the inscription. The archon's name should have either five or six letters.
Below , in low relief, parts of two figures; at left of fragment (center of relief) the back of the head and shoulders of a figure left, probably seated and right arm preserved, much damaged. The arm is extended and reaches almost to the head of the seated figure. Above the standing figure letters of the inscription.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Found in late context, southeast of the Tholos.
Negatives:   Leica, 4-35
Dimensions:   H. ca. 0.29; Lett. H. (on band) 0.009, (above the standing figure) 0.005; W. 0.245; Th. 0.102
Chronology:   346/5 B.C.
Date:   5 April 1933
Section:   Ζ
Grid:   Ζ:24/ΙΓ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 64 (1995), p. 121.
    Lawton (1995), no. 46, pl. 120.
    AM-BH 13 (1989), no. A 77.
    Hesperia 4 (1935), p. 34, no. 4.
    Agora XVI, no. 71, p. 108.
References:   Publication: Agora XVI
Publication: Hesperia 4 (1935)
Publication: Hesperia 64 (1995)
Image: 2008.16.0112 (4-35)
Image: 2012.22.0203 (4-35)
Notebook: Ζ-3
Notebook Page: Ζ-3-75 (pp. 529-530)
Card: I 657
Card: I 657