Agora Object: A 1250
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   A 1250
Inventory Number:   A 1250
Section Number:   Θ 1936
Title:   Finial Fragment
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   A single fragment preserves the tips of two petals of a palmette, and most of a third. Broken at right; finished surface below. A round smooth dowel hole goes through the fragment lengthwise; traces of a pour-channel at right angle to it on the painted side.
The petals on the front are in low relief; on the back they were painted: the stain, but none of the color, remains.
From a grave stele (?).
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Late to late Roman fill near fork of Great Drain.
Negatives:   Leica, XXXI-58, XXXI-59
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.077; P.W. 0.068; Th. 0.053
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   3 July 1947
Section:   Θ
Grid:   Θ:1/Κ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 25 (1956), p. 42, n. 59.
    Hesperia Suppl. 8 (1949), pls. 51.2, 51.3
    Agora XI, p. 49.
References:   Publication: Agora XI
Publication: Hesperia 25 (1956)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 8 (1949)
Publication Page: Agora 11, s. 68, p. 49
Publication Page: Agora 11, s. 206, p. 187
Images (4)
Card: A 1250