Agora Object: P 16523
Inventory Number:   P 16523
Section Number:   ΓΓ 978
Title:   Mortar
Category:   Pottery
Description:   About half of the rim and part of the wall and base missing; restored in plaster, but without any handle. A shallow open basin, shaped like a chopping-bowl, set on flat, roughly made, slightly raised base. Plain rim, thickened outside. Part of the attachment for a horizontal handle remains close up under the rim.
Heavy fabric of very coarse gritty brown clay, with remains of a light slip on the upper wall inside and out. The floor was treated with abrasive grits, now mostly worn smooth with use.
Context:   Well, middle fill, containers 11-25. Context ca. 425-400 B.C.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.082; Diam. 0.35
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   May, June 1939
Section:   ΓΓ
Grid:   ΓΓ:32/ΛΑ
Elevation:   -2.80 to -4.20m.
Masl:   -4.2--2.8m.
Deposit:   G 18:1.2
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Agora XII, no. 1893, pl. 90.
References:   Publication: Agora XII
Publication Page: Agora 12.2, s. 38, p. 411
Object: Agora XII, no. 1893
Deposit: G 18:1
Deposit: G 18:1.2
Card: P 16523
Card: P 16523