Agora Deposit: E 6:3
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Deposit
Name:   E 6:3
Title:   Furnace Waste Pit "Cistern"
Category:   Pit
Description:   Within the precinct of the Hephaisteion, about 10m. north of the north stylobate of the temple.
Flask-shaped pit (W. (bottom) 3.14 x 2.73m) probably originally intended as a cistern; used for dumping waste from a metal furnace. A substantial mass of iron slag found at the bottom along with a thick waste of bricks, charcoal and sand and a quantity of pottery. At 1.60m. a layer of stones, also containing some pottery, had been dumped in over the furnace waste. An upper supplementary fill was of Byzantine material.
Container 299 represents fill from channel leading from 60/ΛΗ.
Contents:   Coins:
27 May 1936 #1-#2
Notes:   Subdivisions:
.1=Layer I, top (Mid-late Byzantine)
.2=Layer II of stones
.3=Layer III, bottom
Bibliography:   Hesperia 24 (1955), p. 178, no. 3.
    Agora X, p. 67.
    Agora XII, p. 388.
    Agora XXI, p. 97.
    Agora XXX, p. 361.
Chronology:   Ca. 375-310 B.C.-Byzantine
Date:   23-29 May 1936
Section:   ΚΚ
Grid:   ΚΚ:60/ΛΗ
Elevation:   -4.25m.
Masl:   -4.25m.
References:   Publications (5)
Publication Pages (10)
Objects (26)
Deposit: E 6:3.1
Deposit: E 6:3.2
Deposit: E 6:3.3
Lots (8)
Notebook: ΚΚ-6
Notebook: ΚΚ-7
Notebook: ΚΚ-8
Notebook Pages (21)