Agora Object: I 2979
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   I 2979
Inventory Number:   I 2979
Section Number:   Ν' 30
Title:   Grave Monument Fragment
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragment of columnar grave monument. Early Christian Epitaph.
Original top, and almost full diameter preserved. Surface badly worn.
There are two inscriptions; the original tombstone one, and then a later Christian one, with two crosses also added.
Four letters remain on first inscription; on second at least eight letters.
Hymettian marble.
Context:   Found in Byzantine wall, over the Odeion auditorium.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.60; Lett. H. (of first inscription) 0.022, (of second inscription) 0.017-0.025
Date:   7 June 1935
Section:   Ν'
Grid:   Ν':47/ΜΣΤ
Bibliography:   Sironen (1997), p. 188, no. 124.
    Hesperia 16 (1947), p. 41, no. 8.
    Agora XVII, nos. 487, 1067, p. 104, pl. 41.
References:   Publication: Agora XVII
Publication: Hesperia 16 (1947)
Publication Pages (4)
Card: I 2979