Agora Object: A 211
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   A 211
Inventory Number:   A 211
Section Number:   Θ 1476
Title:   Antefix with Mason's Mark: Plastic
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   Full height preserved; width and thickness of the antefix preserved, the cover tile broken off at the back.
The nine-petalled palmette, in low relief, rises from an acanthus bed; below this decoration the undecorated lower part of the piece is cut back about 0.048m. as if to rest against the sima. At the bottom is a semi-circular cutting to enable the piece to be fitted over the meeting edges of the roof-tiles.
On the back of the antefix, a probable mason's mark, Α Ι Ι, painted in red. Traces of white paint on the petals and black on the background between them.
Middle Stoa.
Context:   Well. 3rd c. A.D.
Negatives:   Leica, XXXIII-82, XXXI-92, 84-48
PD Number:   PD 1478
Dimensions:   H. ca. 0.438; W. (at bottom) 0.193
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   24 May 1933
Section:   Θ
Grid:   Θ:34/ΛΑ
Elevation:   Ca. -10.35m.
Masl:   -10.35m.
Deposit:   J 12:2
Bibliography:   Hesperia 19 (1950), p. 127, pl. 37 c.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), p. 151, pl. 38.2.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 17 (1948)
Publication: Hesperia 19 (1950)
Monument: Middle Stoa
Drawing: PD 1478 (DA 2841)
Images (5)
Deposit: J 12:2
Card: A 211
Card: A 211