[Agora Deposit] A 8-9:1: Hephaisteion Garden Fill

Hephaisteion Garden; fill beside wall. Loose filling encountered in rescue excavation to examine wall found during construction of public toilet in Theseion Park, outside Agora area. SIR 1991 Originally ... Second half of 4th c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 12:1: Roman Cellar

Coins: 1 April 1936 #2 17 April 1936 #1 20 April 1936 #1 Subdivisions: .1=Layer 2: 3rd. c.-Hellenistic. .2=Layer 4: B.C.-A.D.: pre-Herulian ... 27 March-22 April 1936

[Agora Deposit] A 12:1.1: Layer 2 Hellenistic

Hellenistic Coins: 17 April 1936 #1 20 April 1936 #1 ... 3rd c.

[Agora Deposit] A 12:1.2: Layer 4

Coins: 1 April 1936 #2 ... B.C.-A.D.: pre-Herulian


[Agora Deposit] A 14:1: Early Roman Well

Extract from notebook ΠΘ XIX, pp. 3644-3646. Well at 105/ΝΗ (report on sorting of pottery, July 19, 1951 - H.S. Robinson). "Not a useful well" HSR. Well dug to 1.50m., vi/9/36; dug from 1.50m. to bottom ... Early Roman; use fillings of 2nd. c. B.C. and 1st. and 4th. c. A.D.; dumped filling of late 4th. c. (HSR) Fill I: 2nd. c. B.C. Fill II-V: to second half of 4th. c. A.D. Fill VI: mixed to Byzantine.

[Agora Deposit] A 14:1.1: Fill I

Coins: 23 April 1937 #1-#16 d22.80m. (bottom)-22.25m.d ... 2nd. c. B.C. POU

[Agora Deposit] A 14:1.2: Fill II

Coins: 22 April 1937 #1-#5 Containers 7-5 ... Second half of 1st. c. A.D. POU

[Agora Deposit] A 14:1.3: Fills III, IV, V

Coins: 9 April 1937 #1-#2 10 April 1937 #1-#2 12 April 1937 #1 Fill III (ca. 21.30m., cont. 4) period of disuse, to end 3rd. c. A.D. Fill IV (20.20-21.00m., cont. 1-3) another period of use, 4th. c. Fill ... To second half of 4th. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] A 14:1.4: Fill VI

Coins: 9 June 1936 #2-#4 Coins from the dump: 18 May 1937 #1-#15 4 June 1937 #1, #3-#4 10 June 1937 #3-#5 d1.50m. to top.d. Mixed to Byzantine.


[Agora Deposit] A 14:2: Cistern in ΠΘ

Report on sorting of pottery, August 1951, by H.S. Robinson [nb p. 3666]. Cistern discovered and dug to 1.60m., vi/10/36; dug to bottom iv/22/37-v/6/37. Diam. At mouth 0.26m.; neck begins to widen out ... 1st. c. B.C. to post-Herulian

[Agora Deposit] A 14:2.1: Upper Fill (post-Herulian) not shelved as group

"baskets" 1-5 Coins: 22 April 1937 #7 23 April 1937 #17-#18 24 April 1937 #1 coins from Dump: 28 May 1937 #31-#32 ADDENDA Top-early 4th. c. consistent with coins of Licinius and Maximinus in good condition ... post-Herulian

[Agora Deposit] A 14:2.2: Bottom and Middle Fills: First Century B.C. - First Century A.D.

Coins: 26 April 1937 #1-#7 27 April 1937 #2-#5 28 April 1937 #1 ... 1st. c. B.C.-1st. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] A 14:2.3

"baskets" 11-12 Coins: 29 April 1937 #1-#2 6 May 1937 #1 d5.20m.-Bottomd. ADDENDA Bottom-see 1970 Hayes's list ... 1st. c. B.C.-1st. c. A.D.


[Agora Deposit] A 16:1: Bronze Casting Pit and Workshop

Debris filling in a bronze casting pit and workshop, characterized by mold fragments but including also a few plain vases and fragments of wine jars. Third quarter of 4th. c. BC. The pit was cut into the ... Ca. 350-325 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 16:2: Cistern Channel Fill

Filling in eastern channel at W. end of casting pit A 16:1. Early Roman (1st c. A.D.) but with some later disturbances (3rd. and 4th. c. A.D. and Byz.). P 25747 (VG thinks strayed from A 16:1) Estimated ... 1st. c. A.D.


[Agora Deposit] A 16:3: Well

Hole (Well) and adjoining water channel with 4th c. pottery, probably a dumped fill. At a depth of about -5.70m we started yielding some very crude potsherds, clearly not made on the wheel (maybe Prehistoric) ... Prehistoric-Roman


[Agora Deposit] A 16:4: Cistern in ΠΠ

Listed in notebook as at 6/ΛΗ but later found to be at 12/ΛΗ. Originally B 16:1. Large cistern distinguished by a short (1.75m) blind tunnel running SW from its floor, and a shallow (ca. 0.80m originally) ... Ca. 150 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 16:4.1: Upper Filling and Dump

According to dates of finding: 'Mixed Greek and Roman'.

[Agora Deposit] A 16:4.2: Lower filling

Chronology based VG's analysis of jars and stamps, 12 June 1957. P 25802: Pergamene and Arretine fragments, recorded along with the wine jars, but the pottery apparently not kept separate and these pieces ... To ca. 140 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 17:1: Well on Lower Slope of Hill of the Nymphs

A well on the lower slope of the Hill of the Nymphs, (diam. 1.20m -water level -7m), to 7.90m. The scanty use filling at the bottom contained water jars and pitchers as well as the inventoried objects; ... Second quarter of 6th. c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 17:2: Well in Industrial Area of Areopagus

A well in the industrial area of the Areopagus, about 7.00m. west of the West Bath, to a depth of 14.60m. This well was the direct successor to A 17:1, replacing it when it collapsed. The use filling at ... Second quarter 6th. c.

[Agora Deposit] A 17:2.2: POU

Diam. of well ca. 1.00m.


[Agora Deposit] A 17:3: Pit

Pit, partly cleared; dumped filling of first half of 3rd. c. B.C., but with considerable material of the 4th. c. Hellenistic. Its rotten schist walls collapsed some time near then and it was filled up ... 4th-3rd c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 18:1: Cistern Between Areopagus and Hill of the Nymphs

Cistern in the valley between the Areopagus and the Hill of the Nymphs. Simple, flask-shaped chamber withdraw-shaft; no tunnels. Mouth cut away in Byzantine times. Lower filling, 3rd c. B.C. Coins: 25 ... 25-30 April 1947

[Agora Deposit] A 18:1.1: Fill 1

Coins: 25 April 1947 #1 26 April 1947 #1-#5 28 April 1947 #1-#3

[Agora Deposit] A 18:1.2: Fill 2

Not a group, one object only. Dug bedrock. Coins: 29 April 1947 #1

[Agora Deposit] A 18:1.3: Fill 3

Coins: 29 April 1947 #2-#4 30 April 1947 #1-#2 ... 2nd. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 18:2: Cremation in NN

Rodney Young ... Grave. RSY Grave 50. Outside archaic cemetery on the lower slopes of the Hill of the Nymphs, cremation burial. Roughly square pit (0.80x1.00m). This pit contained a heavy deposit of cinders and ash; its ... Beginning of the last quarter of the 6th century


[Agora Deposit] A 18:3: Sacrificial Pyre in NN

Sacrificial pyre, disturbed; a small pyxis (P 14864) is close to that from B 18:4. First half of 4th. c. B.C., perhaps first quarter. West of House C. Pottery and cinders in pit in stratum. The pyre was ... First half 4th. c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 18:4: Mycenaean Pit Grave West of House N

Mycenaean grave to west of House N, room 5, with the burial of two young children. Rough rectangular cutting in soft stereo (0.95x0.64x0.28), lying under the western wall of a Geometric house, contained ... Myc. III C:1

[Agora Deposit] A 18:5: Well and packing behind tiles

Note of 20-III-52 (deposit nb): Have looked up notebook pp. 1101 ff. The fill of this well was certainly Roman, also some part of the fill behind the tiles - but is that only a part tunneled as a passage ... 2nd-3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] A 18:6: Pit

Nb page 5044: Great shapeless pit with a well (62/Ξ) at its bottom which we were unable to dig because it was too dangerous. Fill in the pit was of sand and white ash. The finds and pottery 4th. and perhaps ... Late 4th.-early 3rd. c.

[Agora Deposit] A 18:7: Pit/Drain A

A drain pit with red gravely fill. Coins: 5 April 1939 #1-#8 Pottery continuing to at least 3rd c. A.D. ADDENDA: See also tins Lot ΝΝ 70, ΝΝ 71. ADDENDA: P 14822 probably also belongs ... Mixed Hellenistic to Roman.

[Agora Deposit] A 18:8: Tiled shaft and pit

This shaft in the NE corner of House A, Room III, depth of one tile, is perhaps connected with drain A. Coins: 13 May 1940 #1-#13 14 May 1940 #2-#101 ... Early 3rd. c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 18:9: Sacrificial Pyre over Drain A1

Grave over drain A1 (House A). Date based on the fact that the lopas has the upturned handle and the flat rather than domed lid, not found in examples from the later pyres. LT West of House C. Pottery ... First half of 4th. c. B.c.


[Agora Deposit] A 18-19:1: Ostrakon Area

Pit (6x10) in the valley between the Areopagus and the Hill of the Nymphs. Large cutting in bedrock with 540 ostraka, mainly of the late eighties of the 5th. c. B. C. Much pottery, principally of the early ... Ca. 500-450 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] A 19:1: Sacrificial Pyre in House N

Pyre(?) in House N, S.W. Room. (=House C, Room 10) In room 10. Vessels from an earlier pyre were found dispersed in the makeup of the latest "floor" in the room, with tile fragments trodden into its surface ... First quarter of the 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 19:2: Well k

Well K: PG, ELS ... Protogeometric

[Agora Deposit] A 19:3: Pit

Pits ( A 19:3, A 19:4, A 19:5, A 19:6 in area 96-100/ΝΕ-ΝΘ (lower east slopes of Hill of the Nymphs, near extreme west edge of excavated area). Sometimes called as "Pit 2". Pit with reddish black fill ... 350-300 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 19:4: Pit

Pits in area 96-100/ΝΕ-ΝΘ (lower east slopes of Hill of the Nymphs, near extreme west edge of excavated area). Pit with bones. Many fills in areas A 19 and A 20 similar in character to the fills in these ... 350-300 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 19:5: Pit

Pits in area 96-100/ΝΕ-ΝΘ (lower east slopes of Hill of the Nymphs, near extreme west edge of excavated area). Scanty debris filling in a pit. Many fills in areas A 19 and A 20 similar in character to ... 325-300 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 19:6: Pit

Pits in area 96-100/ΝΕ-ΝΘ (lower east slopes of Hill of the Nymphs, near extreme west edge of excavated area). Shallow pit in bedrock against N. face of wall. dMax. depth 0.20m.d. Many fills in areas ... Ca. 325-300 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 20:2: Sacrificial Pyre

Grave over Drain A1 (House A) *Now A 18:9 (SIR). Asterisk: A 20:2*


[Agora Deposit] A 20:3: Pyre

(RSY=Pyre 2). Pyre in the industrial area west of the Areopagus, in House B. In northern corner of room. No pit discerned. A deposit of small stones (a marker/) lay 0.30m above the level of the pyre, ... Third quarter of the 4th. century.


[Agora Deposit] A 20:4: Pyre

A compact group of four complete vases and a lamp, found on a house floor; possibly the remains of a sacrificial pyre but without evidence of burning or the characteristic votive vases. Layer II, "nest ... 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 20:5: Protogeometric Pit-Well

E.L. Smithson: Group H: Collapsed well west of the Great Drain. First described as 105-107/Protogeometric Pit ... Protogeometric

[Agora Deposit] A 20:6: House fillings

Fills from construction and reconstruction of a house. "Brown House" = House A (RSY Hesp. 20) (and pit under Layer 4) in the industrial area west of the Areopagus. Under the original floor of this house ... Second half of the 5th. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 20:7: Refuse Pit

Scanty debris filling in a pit. The wishbone-handled bowl (P 16753) is of the middle of the third quarter of the 5th. c. century, as are also two red figured fragments, P 25820 and P 25821; the deposit ... Ca. 450-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 20:8

*Merged with A 20:7. Asterisk: A 20:8*

[Agora Deposit] A 20:9: Fillings

"South Triangle" abandonment filling over Brown House (House A) in the industrial area. Layers 1-3 and layer 4, to floor of second period. As late as the 3rd. c. B.C. but composed largely of earlier material ... 3rd c. B.C. and earlier

[Agora Deposit] A 20:10: Infant burial(?)

Grave (?) under wall 4. Infant burial(?); a kados, P 16747, lying sideways with a tall cylindrical stand, P 16748, set over it as a cover; the upper parts of the pots cut away ... Late 6th. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 20-21:1: Drain cutting

Early cutting beside Great Drain: 103-111/Λ-ΛΓ (= "Deep cutting" Pit at 107/ΛΑ). Abandonment filling in channel for early drain; the fragment of a red figured bell krater, P 17000, probably to be dated ... Ca. 425-395 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A 21:1: Shaft with caves

Shaft (= well + caves) at 116-118/ΚΕ-ΚΣΤ Coins: 6 May 1939 #16-#21 8 May 1939 #35-#37 9 May 1939 #1 24 April 1940 #6 ... 2nd. quarter - mid-5th. c. A.D.


[Agora Deposit] A-B 18:1: Mycenaean Chamber Tomb

Mycenaean tomb: Myc. III A:1-2. SAI Small rectangular chamber, 2.30m wide by 1.80m deep,, entered from the east through a dromos 1.10m wide which contracted to a doorway 0.92m. wide. the doorway preserved ... 2nd half of 14th c.

[Agora Deposit] A-B 19-20:1: Great Drain South

Great Drain South (ca. 70-113, from SW edge of section as far north as the Roman Bath) Hellenistic Sand Fill. Silted-up filling of the southern branch of the Great Drain, abandoned due to some damage at ... 4th. c.-86 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] A-B 19-20:2: Great Drain South in Southern Part of the Area West of the Areopagus

Fillings to either side of the Great Drain, in the southern part of the area west of the Areopagus; various levels, late 6th. and early 5th c. B.C. to Sullan destruction. Coins: 26 July 1946 #1-#2 30 July ... Late 6th. c. B.C.-1st. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] A-B 21-22:1: Terrace fillings

West Terrace, South End, Layers IV and V. Heavy dumped filling associated with terrace walls at the extreme south end of the excavations in the Areopagus industrial area. The proportion of figured and ... Ca. 420-390 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] B 10:1: Infant Pot Inhumation

Rodney S. Young ... Disturbed burial (no remains), probably an infant pot inhumation. Inhumation grave 17 in notebook. (E.L. Smithson: Grave XIX: PG). Shallow oval cutting containing a banded amphora on its side, mouth ... LPG


[Agora Deposit] B 10:2: Pit Tomb, Adult Inhumation

Rodney S. Young ... Grave 18 in notebook. Adult inhumation; skeletal material; no offerings. Submycenaean? JP In some records as Grave XIX bis. (see Agora XXXVI, Tomb 31, p. 284) ... LH IIIC/EPG (date uncertain)

[Agora Deposit] B 10:3: Channel Mouth 5

Water channel in north part of section. Hellenistic and Early Roman pottery. No inventoried finds ... 13-14 March 1936

[Agora Deposit] B 11:1: Channel Mouth 6

Water channel in north part of section. Pottery late 2nd.-1st. c. B.C. Coins: 14 March 1936 #8 ... Late 2nd.-1st. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 11:2: Square Pit

Scanty debris filling in a square pit with 4th. c. sherds at bottom. Notebook says 36-38/ΝΑ-ΝΒ and T 81 ... 1st. qtr. 4th. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:1: Well on South Slope of Kolonos Agoraios

Well on south slope of Kolonos Agoraios. Coins: 23 March 1936 #5-#6 31 March 1936 #3 30 April 1936 #1 1 May 1936 #6 2 May 1936 #2 5 May 1936 #8 6 May 1936 #15-#16 14 May 1936 #5-#8 (#6 N 51520 is from ... 50 B.C-3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:1.1: Dump

.1=Dump ... 4th. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:1.2: Well at 59/ME

.2=Original fill dumped back in. "Perhaps cleaned out for sake of tiles and original fill dumped back in." HSR ... 1st.-3rd. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:1.3: POU

.3=POU ... Second half of 1st. c. B.C.-first half of 1st. c. A.D. POU

[Agora Deposit] B 12:2: Drawshaft

Cistern system on Kolonos Agoraios; shaft leading to chamber (76/ΝΘ) Coins: 4 June 1936 #1-#4 ... 3rd. c.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:3: Rectangular Pit

Mixed filling in a well cut rectangular pit. Debris of the second half of the 5th. c., deposited as late as the second quarter of the 4th. c. B.C ... 4th c. B.C. and earlier

[Agora Deposit] B 12:4: Pit

Filling in a sizeable pit. The objects, along with the dimensions of the cutting from which they came, might suggest offerings in a disturbed grave but there was no evidence of skeletal remains ... Ca. 430-415 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:5: Well

Well near west edge of level area south of the Hephaisteion. Dumped filling thrown in near end of 4th. c. but by far the greater part belonging to the 30 years before 350 B.C. Diameter of shaft 0.98m ... Ca. 380-350 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 12:6: Footing trench

Pit along house wall foundations to south = footing trench. Uncertain context, possibly no later than ca. 425 B.C ... 450-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:1: Chamber Cistern

Part of cistern system 76/ΝΖ-76/ΝΘ-81/ΝΘ on Kolonos Agoraios with lower dumped filling of 3rd. c. B.C. and upper dumped filling of first half of 1st. c. A.D. Coins: 4 June 1936 #5 5 June 1936 #3 6 June ... 3rd. c. B.C.-1st. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:1.2: Lower fill

Coins: 4 June 1936 #5 5 June 1936 #3 Estimated Grid ... 3rd. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:2: Well

Well with overflow into cistern system. Probably Hellenistic in origin. POU late 1st. c. to early 3rd. c. Dumped filling of 4th. (and 5th.?) c. Abandoned at 22.50m. because of water. Coins: 21 May 1937 ... Late 1st. c.-4th. c. A.D. (and 5th c. A.D.?)

[Agora Deposit] B 13:2.1: Upper fill

Coins: 4 June 1936 #12 22 June 1936 #1-#3 ... 4th. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:2.2: Lower fill

Coins: 21 May 1937 #5-#31 22 May 1937 #2-#4 from dump: 28 May 1937 #1, #12-#24, #26-#28 1 June 1937 #1 12 June 1937 #1-#7 ... Late 1st. c.-earliest 3rd. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:3: Drawshaft

Cistern system on Kolonos Agoraios, shaft into south passage (81/ΝΘ). The fill again seemed to be a dumped fill; probably rather late 3rd. c. Coins: 8 June 1936 #1-#3 ... Late 3rd. c.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:4: Cistern and Draw Shaft

Cistern at 78/ΜΑ and shaft at 85/Ν. Coins: 18 May 1936 #2-#3 ... Ca. 320-340 A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:5: Well

Dumped filling in the upper part of a well, to a depth of 6.65m. (the excavation could not be completed and the use filling was not reached). Homogeneous fill dumped from nearby. Coins: 1 June 1936 #1 ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:6: Well

Fillings in a well on south slope of Kolonos Agoraios. The shaft reached a depth of 20.28m., but produced no use filling. The lower part, from water level at 12.60m. to bottom, provided only mud and gravel ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:7: Well on South Slope of Kolonos Agoraios

Well on south slope of Kolonos Agoraios. Stratified deposit. Coins: 8 May 1937 #3 14 May 1937 #1 Coins from dump: 27 May 1937 #2-#9 28 May 1937 #3-#11 Subdivisions: .1=16.00-17.00m. .2=17.00-18.00m. .3=18.00-19.00m ... 3rd. c. B.C.-3rd. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:7.1: Dump

Coins from dump: 27 May 1937 #2-#9 28 May 1937 #3-#11 Not later than 3rd. c. A.D ... 3rd. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:8: Well South of Kolonos Agoraios

A well toward the south end of Kolonos Agoraios. Period of use fill dated to ca. 325-260 B.C. and upper fill dated to ca. 250-225 B.C. in Agora XXX. Diameter 1.10m, water level 6.90m. Kernoi and many lead ... Ca. 325-260 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 13:8.1: Dump

The upper, dumped filling seems to have been derived partly from the house associated with the well, and partly from material excavated in lowering the nearby area, as is shown by vase fragments characteristic ... Ca. 250-225 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 14:1: Well

The well had two upper fills and a stratified deposit at the bottom. The well deposit is divided into two parts, 3rd. c. and 2nd. c. (with perhaps late 1st. c.).; dumped filling of 5th century. Coins: ... 1st.-3rd. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 14:1.1: Dump

From the mouth to 10.50m. a fill of earth with mixed sherds, Roman 4th. c. to geometric. Probably dumped in to fill the well. From 10.50-17.75m. the fill was of broken bedrock, with a few sherds scattered ... 5th. c.

[Agora Deposit] B 14:1.3: Lower well deposit

Coins: 13 May 1937 #1-#6 25 May 1937 #1-#5 (from the dump, probably belonging to bottom deposit) ... 2nd. c.

[Agora Deposit] B 14:2: Well on South Slope of Kolonos Agoraios

Well on south slope of Kolonos Agoraios. Use filling of late 1st. to late 2nd. c. A.D.; dumped filling of 4th. c. A.D. Coins: 24 April 1937 #2 27 April 1937 #6-#12 28 April 1937 #2 29 April 1937 #2 8 May ... 1st.-4th c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 14:2.1: Dumped fill

Coins: 27 April 1937 #6-#12 28 April 1937 #2 29 April 1937 #2 8 May 1937 #1-#2 15.40-19.50m. produced nothing ... 4th. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] B 14:2.2: POU to bottom

Coins: 19 May 1937 #1-#10 24 May 1937 #1 25 May 1937 #6 26 May 1937 #1-#2 ... Late 1st.-late 2nd. c. A.D.