Agora Object: IL 498
Inventory Number:   IL 498
Section Number:   ΠΘ 1725
Title:   Iron Pin : Bronze Ball
Category:   Iron & Lead
Description:   Long straight pin, the point seems to lack, with a flat circular head.
A ball on the shaft some distance below the head.
Similar to IL 497, to which it adheres by corrosion , but somewhat longer, as preserved, and more bent, and having a curved piece of iron (IL 499) similar to the pin shaft, but bent at both ends, adhering to the shaft between the head and the ball.
Notes:   Agora sample no. 637.
Context:   Grave 6: found in burial amphora P 8041, with IL 495-497, IL 499-500, B 381, and P 8043.
Cf. IL 495.
Handling:   nestled in Ethafoam pad, 20% RH stable.
May 1988: nestled in Ethafoam in box inside plastic bag: consists of 9 fragments.
with gloves
Negatives:   Leica, 6-324, LVII-31, 82-406
PD Number:   PD 2774-99
Dimensions:   L. ca. 0.455; P.L. 0.205; Diam. (head) 0.035
Material:   iron
copper alloy
Date:   12 June 1936
Section:   ΠΘ
Grid:   ΠΘ:6/ΝΖ
Deposit:   C 9:13
Bibliography:   Hesperia 37 (1968), p. 109, noted.
    Agora XXXVI, no. T52-6, p. 364, fig. 2.254.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 37 (1968)
Image: 2012.25.0047 (6-324)
Image: 2012.56.0421 (82-406)
Image: 2012.53.0826 (LVII-31)
Deposit: C 9:13
Card: IL 498