Agora Object: A 215
Inventory Number:   A 215
Section Number:   Η' 363
Title:   Step Block with Mason's Mark
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Bottom step block (euthynteria). All surfaces preserved, with anathyrosis on both ends.
Front surface: worked with toothed chisel for 0.14m. from top, save for a drafted edge. The remaining surface below projects 0.012m. from this finished face, and is rough-picked.
Top surface: worked with toothed chisel. Clamps on both ends, reused. A dowel hole in the middle of the block, a pry hole to go with it along the back edge and a second pry hole in the back right hand corner. The step-worn end bears a setting line 0.155m. from front.
Mason's marks in the middle of the block: Δ Δ Ψ.
Back surface unfinished.
Assigned to the Temple of Ares.
Pentelic marble.
Cf. A 146, (Η' 4) from same series.
Notes:   Found at J/10-7/15 (Fall 2016).
Context:   From modern foundation.
Negatives:   Leica, LIX-46
PD Number:   PD 529, PD 771
Dimensions:   L. 1.35; H. 0.30; Th. 0.61
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   29 May 1933
Section:   Η'
Grid:   Η':20/Ν
Bibliography:   Hesperia 28 (1959), pp. 9, 10, 49, 50, 51, 53, 55, nn. 121, 132, fig. 3, pl. 3 a.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 3, n. 9.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:A 146
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 28 (1959)
Monument: Temple of Ares
Drawing: PD 529 (DA 10717)
Drawing: PD 771 (DA 4507)
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Card: A 215
Card: A 215