Agora Object: I 7581
Inventory Number:   I 7581
Section Number:   ΒΖ 198
Title:   Ephebic Honoring Decree
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Complete stele, except for chip from right corner of pedimental crown and lower part of face on right. Bottom two-thirds of face worn and weathered, but a fair number of letters still visible.
Tapering stele with pedimental crown set off with an ovolo mouding. Back rough-picked, sides finished with a claw chisel with a smoothed band toward the front.
Ephebes of the year of Sositeles, being honored in the year of Tychandros.
Sixty two lines of text for the decree, then three incised crowns, then ca. twenty two lines of names in two columns.
Pentelic marble.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Found under layer XXIII; reused as cover slab over drain.
Notebook Page:   1331-1335, 1208
Dimensions:   H. 1.46; Lett. H. 0.005-0.008; Th. 0.103; W. (at top) 0.483, (at bottom) 0.565, (moulding restored) 0.513
Chronology:   2nd. century B.C. (?).
Date:   11 June 1991
Section:   ΒΖ
Grid:   I/14,15-3/14,15
Elevation:   51.63m.
Masl:   51.63m.
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   IG II3,1,5, 1256.
References:   Image: 2017.05.0005
Card: I 7581