Agora Object: A 705
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   A 705
Inventory Number:   A 705
Section Number:   Ρ 427
Title:   Ceiling Beam
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   Both ends broken off; elsewhere all faces preserved.
A ceiling beam designed to be the end of a series, as only one side (and the bottom) is carefully worked. Bottom plain, face plain, with a simple cove-molding at its top. The top has a ledge at the front, ca. 0.034m. lower than the rest of the top. In face of beam, a cutting, with anathyrosis at its left side, from top to bottom rectangular. To the right of this cutting both face and bottom less carefully worked.
"It seems to come from a larger building of later date" [than the Temple of Ares].
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   Found at J/11-7/16 (Fall 2016).
Context:   Late Byzantine or early Turkish wall.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. (overall) 0.371, (face below molding) 0.275, (cove-molding) 0.057; W. 0.775, (ledge at top) 0.114, (cutting in face of beam) 0.087; Th. 0.507; D. (cutting in face of beam) 0.058
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   11 March 1937
Section:   Ρ
Grid:   Ρ:7/ΟΔ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 28 (1959), pp. 39, 43.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 40, n. 82.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 28 (1959)
Card: A 705
Card: A 705