Agora Deposit: P 21:4
Title:   Cistern at 53/NE
Category:   Cistern
Description:   Cistern at 53/ΝΕ, bottle-shaped, stucco-lined, in the east aisle of the peristyle of Roman House H (courtyard of Greek House G, just west of andron).
Lower diameter 2.73m.
Homogenous fill all apparently deposited at one time, traces of burning on much of the pottery. No discernible period of use fill.
Particularly fine series of Megarian bowls. Pottery similar to H.A.T.'s Group C/ D. No long petal-Megarian bowls from within cistern.
Bibliography:   Hesperia Suppl. 50 (2018), pp. 73, 100, nn. 15, 116.
    Hesperia Suppl. 47 (2013), p. 174.
    Rotroff (2005), p. 25.
    Hesperia 42 (1973), pp. 154-156, pl. 33 (selection of pottery).
    Agora XXII, p. 106.
    Agora XXIX, p. 468.
    Agora XXVI, p. 316.
    Agora XXXIII, pp. 371-372.
    Agora XXXVII, p. 226.
Chronology:   Into early 2nd century B.C.
Date:   27 April-7 May 1971
Section:   Ω
Grid:   Ω:53/ΝΕ
Elevation:   -3.95m.
Masl:   -3.95m.
References:   Publications (8)
Publication Pages (80)
Report: 1971 Ω
Report Page: 1971 Ω, s. 1
Report Page: 1971 Ω, s. 23
Report Page: 1971 Ω, s. 24
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