Agora Object: I 994
Inventory Number:   I 994
Section Number:   Ι 454
    Π 48
    Π 63
    Π 122
    Π 221
    Τ 525
    Ρ 421
    Τ 1074
    Τ 1265
    Τ 2467
    Π 976
    Π 977
    Σ 3020
    Τ 1578
Title:   Dedication Fragments
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragments.
Dedication of Demos and soldiers in Mytilene.
Fragment Ι 454 a), broken all round.
Parts of two lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment Π 48 b), smooth picked top preserved; elsewhere broken.
Fragment Π 63 c), mended from two pieces.
Another fragment with a bit of wreath, but no letters, does not join.
Fragment Π 122 d), inscribed face and top only preserved. At the back is the trace of a vertical cutting rough picked, which may be original. It is not the back of the stone. Three lines of the inscription remain.
Joins with I 421.
Fragment Π 221 e), smooth picked top and inscribed face only preserved.
Fragment Τ 525 f), two joining fragments. Part of dressed top surface preserved; otherwise broken. Trace of wreath below letters. Three lines of the inscription preserved.
Another fragment joins at the left of those first found. Part of top surface preserved; otherwidse broken. Two lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment Ρ 421 g) (I 4587), joins with Π 122 d.
Fragment Τ 1074 h), inscribed face and smooth picked top only preserved. Two lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment Τ 1265 i), front surface and smooth picked bottom side only preserved. Part of laurel crown; no letters.
Fragment Τ 2467 j), broken all around; part of laurel wreath on front surface. Uninscribed.
Joins to fragment Π 48 b).
Fragment Π 976 k), four joining fragments preserving parts of two wreaths and original bottom surface smooth picked. Fragments at upper right and lower left; lower right hand fragment marked from section T, but a number with two digits following has been painted over; provenience of upper left hand corner fragment unknown. Lower left fragment published as I 994i, and upper right fragment as I 994k, by Schweigert without cataloguing either fragment; both published as fragment k) in Hesperia 30 (1961), p. 74.
Cf. Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 314.
Entered 19 September 1966.
Fragment Π 977 l), smooth picked bottom; three finished surfaces preserved, one with the lower part of a wreath. Published as I 994j) in Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 314 and as fragment j) in Hesperia 30 (1961), p. 74.
Entered 19 September 1966.
Fragment Σ 3020 m), badly weathered fragment of pentelic marble preserving the lower part of a handsome relief wreath, original bottom and left edge, both smooth picked. From lower left of left face of Chabrias monument.
Fragment Τ 1578 n), a small fragment original from edge and part of a wreath. Joins with fragment h at lower left.
Entered 19 September 1966.
White marble.
ADDENDA I 3710 (Τ 255), joins at the right of fragment I 454 a) and gives part of the adjacent inscribed face also.
An unscribed fragment with lower part of wreath, original bottom at left edge, found in 15 June 1957, in a marble pile, northeast of the Odeion (H. 0.32m.; Th. 0.085m.; W. 0.32m.); published as I 994 m.
Another uniscribed fragment found in 1 August 1959; joins with fragment b).
I 1018, uniscribed, belongs, but does not join.
Cf. Agora III, no. 693, p. 209.
Notes:   e) (Π 221) 21/Δ-Θ
f) (Τ 525) 42/Ζ
g) (Ρ 421) 9-14/ΞΓ-ΟΒ
j) (Τ 2467) 76/Ζ
n) (Τ 1578) 80/Ζ
a) (Ι 454) Q 13
b) (Π 48) N 14
c) (Π 63) O 13-14
c) (Π 63) N 14
e) (Π 221) O 15
f) (Τ 525) M 14
g) (Ρ 421) K 8
i) (Τ 1265) O-P 15
j) (Τ 2467) O 14
n) (Τ 1578) O 14
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   a) (Ι 454), found in disturbed fill of the south gate of the late Roman Fortification.
b) (Π 48), found in the wall of the modern house 636a/9, west of the East Stoa.
c) (Π 63), found in the wall of the modern house 636a/3, over the nothern part of the East Stoa.
d) (Π 122), found in the foundation of the modern house 636a/9, west of the East Stoa.
e) (Π 221), found in modern foundation, west of East Stoa.
f) (Τ 525), found in modern wall over the southern part of the late Roman Fortification.
g) (Ρ 421), found in late context northeast of the Odeion.
h) (Τ 1074), found in modern house wall, in the southeast part of the Market Square.
i) (Τ 1265), found in late wall, north of the Church of the Holy Apostles.
j) (Τ 2467), found in Turkish well, west of the East Stoa.
k) (Π 976), found in section Π in modern house walls.
l) (Π 977), found in modern house walls in section Π.
m) (Σ 3020), found in parble pile, northeast of the Odeion, east of road to St. Philip's Gate.
n) (Τ 1578), found in the well of Turkish pit, over the west corner of the East Stoa.
Negatives:   Leica, 81-11-18, IX-37, IX-42, 81-489, 81-490, 81-491, LXX-1
Dimensions:   H. a) 0.155, (as joined with I 3710) 0.16, b) 0.17, c) 0.385, (of small non-joining fragment) 0.22, d) 0.185, e) 0.147, f) 0.205, g) ca. 0.20, h) 0.20, i) 0.235, j) 0.16, k) 0.375, l) 0.22, m) 0.15, n) 0.22; Lett. H. a) 0.013, (as joined with I 3710, face A) 0.012-0.015, (as joined with I 3710, face B) 0.012, b) 0.013, c) 0.01, d) 0.013, e) 0.012, f) 0.013, h) 0.014, n) 0.013; W. a) 0.075, (as joined with I 3710) 0.133, b) 0.31, c) 0.202, (of small non-joining fragment) 0.225, d) 0.118, e) 0.28, f) 0.088, g) 0.65, h) 0.255, i) 0.18, j) 0.08, k) 0.46, l) 0.26, m) 0.32, n) 0.365; Th. a) 0.11, (as joined with I 3710) 0.175, b) 0.052, c) 0.095, (of small non-joining fragment) 0.07, d) 0.18, e) 0.09, f) 0.088, g) 0.08, h) 0.10, i) 0.095, j) 0.19, k) 0.18, l) 0.09, m) 0.085, n) 0.11
Material:   Marble
Chronology:   Ca. 375 B.C.
Date:   a) (Ι 454) 16 June 1933
b) (Π 48) 31 December 1934
c) (Π 63) 3 January 1935
c) (Π 63) 9 February 1935
e) (Π 221) 18 March 1935
f) (Τ 525) 21 April 1936
g) (Ρ 421) 3 March 1937
h) (Τ 1074) 9 February 1952
i) (Τ 1265) 24 March 1952
j) (Τ 2467) 19 May 1953
k) (Π 976) January 1935
l) (Π 977) January 1935
m) (Σ 3020) 15 June 1947
n) (Τ 1578) 22 May 1952
Section:   Ι
    Π
    Τ
    Ρ
    Σ
Grid:   Π:21/Δ-Θ
    Τ:42/Ζ
    Ρ:9-14/ΞΓ-ΟΒ
    Τ:76/Ζ
    Τ:80/Ζ
    Q 13
    N 14
    O 13-14
    O 15
    M 14
    K 8
    O-P 15
    O 14
Bibliography:   Hesperia 41 (1972), p. 466.
    Hesperia 30 (1961), pp. 74-91, pls. 11-12.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 314, no. 31.
    Agora XVIII, no. C148.
Published Type:   Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 314.
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Drawing: PD 2332 (DA 5769)
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