Agora Object: A 49
Inventory Number:   A 49
Section Number:   Α
Title:   Cornice Block: Doric
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Cornice block from inside corner. Preserved in all dimensions; two sides with anathyrosis at right angles to each other; on the two sides without anathyrosis the stone is cut away, perhaps for lightening, and the surface is rough-picked. The top is rough-picked.
T-clamps: one over each anathyrosis side: L. 0.14m., D. 0.05m., 0.093m.; L. 0.108m. D. 0.035m., head, 0.095.
Lifting holes for tongs, under cut, on the top: 0.305m. apart, L. 0.235m., W. 0.12m. (average), D. 0.113.-0.11m. (at deep end).
Overhang: face, H. (at projecting end) 0.19m ; Taenia under drip, 0.035m.; drip broken off.
Soffit: Mutule block (traces of blue color) falls away on both sides from a diagonal ridge, 0.306m. square, H. 0.03m.
Six guttae are preserved in whole or part; the arrangement indicates that there were nine, spaced 0.095m., H. 0.014m., Diam. 0.033m.
The viae, L. 0.314m. and 0.311m., W. 0.091m. and 0.098m., are elaborately decorated with double palmettes and scrolls, with abundant traces of red color.
For details of ornament see A 822.
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   Cf. negative 7-39.
Found at H/19-6/20 (Fall 2016).
Notebook Page:   386
Negatives:   Leica, 4-363, 5-295
PD Number:   PD 18, PD 19
Dimensions:   L. 1.102; W. 1.00; H. 0.37
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   14 July 1931
Section:   Α
Grid:   Α:11-12/ΣΤ-Ζ
Bibliography:   Travlos (1971), fig. 667.
    Hesperia 6 (1937), pp. 30, 32, 42, figs. 19, 20, 21, 26.
    Shoe (1936), pls. 30.5, 73.19.
    Hesperia 2 (1933), pp. 120, 121, figs. 8, 9.
    Agora XIV, p. 98, pl. 51 a.
References:   Publication: Agora XIV
Publication: Hesperia 2 (1933)
Publication: Hesperia 6 (1937)
Publication Page: Agora 14, s. 17, p. xvi
Publication Page: Agora 14, s. 260, p. 235
Publication Page: Agora 14, s. 333
Monument: Stoa of Zeus
Drawing: PD 18 (DA 4188)
Drawing: PD 19 (DA 4189)
Drawing: PD 23 (DA 4155)
Images (7)
Notebook: Α-2
Notebook: Α-9
Notebook Page: Α-2-99 (pp. 386-387)
Notebook Page: Α-9-94 (pp. 1911-1912)
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