Agora Deposit: A 16:1
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Deposit
Name:   A 16:1
Title:   Bronze Casting Pit and Workshop
Category:   Pit
Description:   Debris filling in a bronze casting pit and workshop, characterized by mold fragments but including also a few plain vases and fragments of wine jars. Third quarter of 4th. c. BC.
The pit was cut into the soft bedrock to a depth of -1.43m and is 1.70m wide at its broadest extremity. The ground plan is that of a slightly lop-sided keyhole. The preserved length of the pit is 4.80m., of which the dromos takes up 3.10m. The dromos was 0.60m wide and descended into the pit proper in 5 steps, also cut into the bedrock.
Bibliography:   Hesperia 83 (2014), p. 156, n. 51.
    Hesperia 46 (1977), pp. 350-356.
    Hesperia 26 (1957), p. 100, pls. 28 a-b.
    Agora XII, p. 383.
    Agora XXI, p. 96.
    Agora XXXVII, p. 217.
Chronology:   Ca. 350-325 B.C.
Date:   21 April-May 1956
Section:   ΠΠ
Grid:   ΠΠ:6-11/ΜΒ-ΜΔ
References:   Publications (6)
Publication Page: Agora 12.2, s. 10, p. 383
Publication Page: Agora 12.2, s. 45, p. 418
Report: 1956 ΠΠ
Report Page: 1956 ΠΠ, s. 6
Report Page: 1956 ΠΠ, s. 16
Images (12)
Objects (25)
Lots (9)
Notebook: ΠΠ-6
Notebook: ΠΠ-12
Notebook: ΠΠ-13
Notebook Pages (8)