Agora Object: S 740
Inventory Number:   S 740
Section Number:   Ν 592
Title:   Relief
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   A rectangular panel with heraldic design in low relief; the left side broken away.
The central design is framed by a band of palmettes across the top, of floras scrolls on the side and bottom. In the center, two peacocks, back to back, separated by a stem with fruit on top; the stem rises out of the leaves (acanthus?) on which the birds stand. The heads of both birds are turned towards the center; the one at right is picking on the fruit; the one at left has head turned down with beak against his neck.
Byzantine.
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   01/ΜΒ*
Context:   Surface; upside down as door sill beside modern wall.
Negatives:   Leica, 6-223, IV-51
Dimensions:   H. 0.99; P.W. 0.62; Th. 0.11
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Byzantine
Date:   29 April 1936
Section:   Ν
Period:   Byzantine
Bibliography:   AgoraPicBk 7 (1961), fig. 22.
References:   Publication: AgoraPicBk 7 (1961)
Images (7)
Notebook: Ν-6
Notebook Page: Ν-6-67 (pp. 1100-1101)
Card: S 740
Card: S 740