[Agora Deposit] H 4:1: Pit

Shallow pit containing pottery, burning and tiny fragments of bone. A dumped group of pottery in an amphora pit, ca. 1.00 m. in diameter, 0.60m. in depth. Many tiny fragments of bone were in the fill ... 375-325 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 4:2: Well under Roman Propylon.

A tile-lined well at H/16-4/14,15 under the Roman Propylon. The tiles had been cut down; highest completely preserved tile at 50.696 m. Only three rings of tiling were preserved , the uppermost almost ... Ca. 350 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 4:3: Well in Room 1 of South Aisle of Stoa

Well in Room 1 of south aisle of Stoa. The well is lined with bricks and tile. This lining is preserved to a level of 52.733 m., which is approximately the same as the level off the late threshold of the ... 5th-6th c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] H 4:4: Well in North Aisle of Stoa

Well in north aisle of Stoa. Almost empty, either not used very long or well cleaned out. It contained plaster, roof tiles, pebble mosaic. The little pottery may be Hellenistic. No finds recorded ... 26-29 July 1972

[Agora Deposit] H 4:5: Pit

Pit in shop I of Roman Stoa, 2.50m. behind the Royal Stoa. Most of the pottery dates to the third quarter of the 5th c. B.C. Many of the vessels were marked with a ligature, indicating that this was the ... 3rd quarter 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 5-6: Fillings

Investigations within the Stoa of Zeus, the north part, various levels. Notebook references: Stoa Trench E Layers IV and V, Stoa Pits A, B and C, and Layers I and II of area between back wall and retaining ... 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 5-6.1: a) (Pre-)Persian

Deposits containing much ash and charcoal, probably to be associated with the Persian sack. Layers IV-VI of trial pit between Stoa piers IV and V ... 1st quarter 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 5-6.2: b) Post-Persian Pre-Stoa

Filling accumulated between the time of the Persian sack and the building of the Stoa. Cf. Hesperia 6 (1937), pp. 14-18 and H 6:5.

[Agora Deposit] H 5-6.3: c) Stoa and Stoa Annex Filling

Fillings immediately antedating the building of the Stoa. Cf. Hesperia 6 (1937), p. 20 and the debris of a pottery works behind the Stoa (H 7:1).

[Agora Deposit] H 6:1: 'Pottery Deposit'

A dumped filling including red figured fragments of the second quarter of the 4th c. B.C. Coins: 25 June 1931 #12 (in strosis above pottery deposit) 15 November 1952, going through the containers Tin 59-Box ... Ca. 375-350 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 6:2

(see H 5-6) Asterisk: H 6:2*

[Agora Deposit] H 6:3

(see H 5-6) Asterisk: H 6:3*

[Agora Deposit] H 6:4: Bronze Head Well

A well behind the Stoa of Zeus. Noted as the finding place of the bronze head of Nike, B 30. Two Rhodian stamped amphora handles. Fragments of only two bowls ... 260-210 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 6:5: Well by Stoa Pier 3

A very homogeneous dumped filling and no period of use. Apparently a failure as a well. T 263-T 289 resorted and reduced August 1967. Cf. BI 157 "from behind the curbing of the well by Stoa pier 3." Estimated ... Ca. 470-460 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 6:6: Well to East of Cave

Cut down through the west back foundation of the Royal Stoa immediately to the east of the 'Cave' ... Byzantine

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[Agora Deposit] H 6:7: Cistern

"From the phot. and description, p. 555, this appears to be a built pithos, rather than a cistern." [deposit nb] Grid 30/ΙΔ also mentioned ... 28 July-3 August 1931

[Agora Deposit] H 6:8

(see H 5-6) Asterisk: H 6:8*

[Agora Deposit] H 6:9: Cave Cistern

Cistern-system west of the Stoa of Zeus. Two chambers connected by a tunnel, each with two fills. Lower fill in south chamber contemporary with upper fill in north chamber, at the end of the 4th c. B.C ... Ca. 375-160 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 6:9.1: Upper Filling South Chamber

Includes container 202 "quarry waste" ... Ca. 225-160 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 6:9.2: Lower Fillings Both Chambers

Including the passage between the south and north chambers ... Ca. 325-270 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 7:1: Trial Pit behind Stoa Retaining Wall

Filling behind retaining wall of Stoa of Zeus. The remains of unfired clay adhering to the interior of various pieces make it probable that the material in this filling is a mass of debris from the floor ... Ca. 435-425 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 7:2: Late Well to West of Temple of Apollo

The filling from top to bottom uniform, yielding small bits of ancient worked marbles and pottery of the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. mixed with undecorated coarse ware, probably of Byzantine times ... 5th c. A.D.-Byz.

[Agora Deposit] H 7:3: Construction Filling

Undisturbed filling inside foundations of small Rectangular Building = Temple of Zeus and Athena. Household pottery, both fine and coarse, and other objects, together with working chips from the construction ... Ca. 375-350 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 7:4: Construction Filling

Filling inside N room of Temple of Apollo, including directly under the foundations of the N room ... Ca. 350 B.C. and earlier

[Agora Deposit] H 7:5: Late Roman Lamp Deposit

Deposit beneath re-used poros blocks. Fragments of 2 ancient blocks of soft, white poros were reused here for a later foundation. the course of the late wall cannot be traced beyond the length of the two ... 15-17 July 1931

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[Agora Deposit] H 8:1: Casting Pit between Temple of Apollo and Metroon

Pit (f) in bedrock used for casting archaic bronze statue for the first Temple of Apollo Patroos (Hesperia 6 (1937), pp. 82-84) ... 6th c. B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 8:2: Drain Pit

Pit and drain at SE corner of Apollo Temple. Antedates building of Apollo Temple which was assigned to a date 'late in the third quarter' ... 3rd quarter 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 8:3: Pit between Temple of Apollo and Metroon

Pit (e) in bedrock between Temple of Apollo and Metroon. Not A. Walker coin deposit ... 10 March 1936

[Agora Deposit] H 8-10: Fillings

Investigations in the Hellenistic Metroon, various levels. Stoa Pits A, B, C, D, E, F, H and I (various layers). Locations include: SW corner of Primitive Bouleuterion; from contemporary filling alongside ... 8th-6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 9:1: North Well in Stoa Pit E

In front of room III from the South. Coins: 28 June 1933 #1 1 July 1933 #1 8 July 1933 #1 (dump) 12 July 1933 #1 (dump)-#2 (dump) 3 May 1934 #1 12 May 1934 #1 Estimated Grid ... Byzantine

[Agora Deposit] H 10:1: Square Well

Also called Turkish well. Coins: 19 April 1933 #1-#4 ... 19 April-4 May 1933

[Agora Deposit] H 10:2: Pit in NE Corner of Metroon Pit Η

A pit, perhaps a well, extending beneath the foundations of [Building D, the Primitive Bouleuterion] the Hellenistic Metroon. Not completely dug due to its position. A dumped filling so far as dug, apparently ... Ca. 575-525 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 10:3: Filling on Original Floor of Building D

Filling on original floor of Primitive Bouleuterion = Building D. Metroon pit η. H 10:2 is also contemporary with the construction of the building ... Third quarter 6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 10:6: Well in Metroon Porch to East of Room II

Found while excavating Stoa Pit E in 1933. See also I 849 (Ε 329) found in the North Well in Stoa Pit E (Deposit H 9:1). Fragment Ε 496 of this inscription, listed with the finds of H 10:6, is likely from ... 8-10 May 1933 17 May 1935 18-26 May 1937

[Agora Deposit] H 10:6.1: Upper level

See also A 754 (Ε 501). Estimated Grid ... Roman

[Agora Deposit] H 10:6.2: Lower level

No finds recorded. Estimated Grid ... Geometric

[Agora Deposit] H 10:7: Old Bouleuterion Construction Fill

Dug as Metroon Porch Pit A and Pit C (layers II and III). ... 7th-6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 10-11:1: Grading fill of Old Bouleuterion

Lower fill: See Deposit G-I 11-12, where the finds are again listed. Dug as Tholos Trench A, Layer VI, no finds. Dug as Tholos Trench C, Layer IV+Va, A 756, A 757, P 10507. Dug as Tholos Trench N, Layer ... 6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 11:1: Well

A well with POU 7th-8th c. A.D. and 10th c. dump. Coins: 19 May 1933 #14 20 May 1933 #3 22 May 1933 #1-#2 23 May 1933 #2 24 May 1933 #1 30 May 1933 #1 Subdivisions: .1=Upper fill .2=Lower fill ... 19 May-7 June 1933

[Agora Deposit] H 11:1.1: Upper fill, dump

Coins: 19 May 1933 #14 20 May 1933 #3 22 May 1933 #1-#2 23 May 1933 #2 24 May 1933 #1 30 May 1933 #1 ... 10th c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] H 11:2: Well in Tholos Trench Q

A well in room A of the Archaic House. Well with very irregular outline, cut down in the bedrock some 10m NE of the Tholos. Its filling yielded a handful of plain potsherds and the oinochoe P 13256 of ... Sub-Mycenaean(?)

[Agora Deposit] H 11:3: Pillaging Fill of Building F

Dug as Tholos Trench V, Room E, burnt filling of plundered wall trench of S wall of court. See also lot Ζ 484 ... Late 6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:1: Fill of Early West Branch of Great Drain=Middle Drain

Filling of Middle Drain (Tr. H+F in Section Ζ). Sand and gravel filling of the old course of the west branch of the Great Drain, a large (ca. 1.00m. deep and 1.30m. wide) underground channel in the area ... 150-100 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:2: Pit

At the top was roughly square, but below was rounded. The walls were built of small stones laid without much effort where large ancient blocks ( some belonging to Great Drain) formed the sides. At the ... Turkish

[Agora Deposit] H 12:3: Pit

Lined with small stones. Difference noted between the pottery from the top and that from the bottom. Coins: 11 April 1933 #13 (disintegrated) 12 April 1933 #1-#6 (disintegrated) (Coin no. 1. N 18194 found ... Turkish

[Agora Deposit] H 12:4: Gravelly Pocket Beside Drain

Actually in 38/ΙΕ, nbp. 766). Pit contained at top much pottery and a few coins; sand for about 0.70m below, produced little pottery but many coins including some 2nd century Imperial and one of Salonica ... 3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:5

(now G 12:22) Asterisk: H 12:5*

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[Agora Deposit] H 12:6: Rubbish Dump

Rubbish Dump in mouth of abandoned well in Tholos Trench F, Kitchen. Filled with ash, charcoal, broken pottery, roof tiles. Also from Trench L. 13 March 2014 by Ann Steiner The deposit has four components ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:7

(part of H 12:9) Asterisk: H 12:7*

[Agora Deposit] H 12:8: Strosis

A strosis into which were set the foundations of house of 7th c. B.C. to SE of Tholos (=Building A and Trench W, layers h + i) ... 8th-7th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:9: Early North-South road to Southeast of Tholos

Various layers and dates, primarily from Tholos Tr. L (area of early road drain), Q (area of road) and V (area of road). Also Room G of Trench V listed with G-H 11-12 probably has road layers (no finds, ... 8th c.-ca. 480 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:10: Pit Below Early Road-Drain, Tholos Trench L

Beneath layer 11. "Despite its extreme irregularity this pit may be an early well, for it would seem definitely to be an artificial cutting and sherds were found in its lowest part," (Nbp. 2095). Contemporary ... SubMycenaean

[Agora Deposit] H 12:11: Well

A well about 2.00m. SE of the Tholos precinct wall. The presence of the water-clock strengthens the probability, suggested by its location, that the well served one of the public buildings in the neared ... Ca. 410-390 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:11.1: Upper fill

The absence of certain shapes (no kantharoi or cup-kantharoi) may be due to the nature of the establishment from which the material came. Also, absence of rouletting save for one example. The lack of these ... Ca. 390-375 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:12: A. Walker Coin Deposit in ΜΣ

Horos terrace trench Layer III, under line of tiles. Coins: 19 March 1953 #16-#17 ... 2nd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:14: Ostrakon Pit

Ostrakon Pit (Horos Terrace Trench). Oval pit cut into bedrock. Packed filling of stones, coarse sherds and roof tiles; among these a few fragments of finer vases and 22 ostraka, probably from the ostracaphoria ... Ca. 490-480 B.C. and later

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[Agora Deposit] H 12:15: Well

Well A, early 5th c. B.C. Near the Agora Boundary Stone, northwest corner of Middle Stoa; diameter at top 0.92m, widening to 1.15m and more below. Shaft neatly faced with stones to a depth of 0.70m below ... Ca. 520-480 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:16

Now Deposit H 12:9. Asterisk: H 12:16*

[Agora Deposit] H 12:17: "Furnace" in House

From kiln in house of 7th c. B.C. (=Building A), to southeast of Tholos. Tholos Trench U, furnace ... 675-625 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:18: Archaic House

Archaic house with Distyle Porch (= Building J) in southeast of section: packing beneath floors (Layers a and b of Tholos Trench S.Layer b=Beneath original floor dated to ca. 500 B.C. Layer a=Between original ... 6th-early 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:19: Pocket in Floor of Middle Drain

See also H 12:1. Coins: 22 February 1938 #2-#37 ... 3rd-2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 12:20: Strosis

DBT note in Deposit Notebook: "Not a group in any strict sense, as numerous floors subject to confusion." Simon's House = House B; more than layer 7a. The page numbers and finds listed are an effort to ... 11 April 1954

[Agora Deposit] H 12:21: Pit

Pit in Tholos Trench V (below Layer e). In plan it would seem to have been oval, though its east end is c/../ by the south wall of the North Archaic Home. Its N-S width is 1.25m, its E-W length is 1.40m ... 7th-early 6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 13:1: Well in Road West of Middle Stoa

Located in road west of Middle Stoa. It was 4.80m deep. Owing to its shallowness, it was probably kept clean. The southernmost block of the N-S peribolos (?) wall west of the Middle Stoa partly covered ... 200-165 B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 13:2: Pyre

Sacrificial Pyre = Pit in floor (identified as pyre by SIR); with the characteristic small plates and saucers. "Saucer Grave" at 12/ΚΑ. Dimensions: 2m (length)x 0.70 (width). North of north wall of building ... First half 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 13:3: Filling over steps of Middle Stoa and road to west

Nbp. 1740: From the gravel fill at the level of the lowest step, late Hellenistic pottery, higher up (middle to top steps) early Roman. Coins: 23 March 1948 #1-#4 24 April 1948 #1-#33 26 April 1948 #1-#26 ... Late Hellenistic-Early Roman

[Agora Deposit] H 13:4: Well

Formerly G 13:5. Cleared to a depth of 8.50m. where further collapse made work impossible. Use filling not reached. Lower dumped fill dated to ca. 425-400 B.C., with objects P 24209, P 24210, 24211. Upper ... Ca. 425-375 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 13:5: Bedrock cutting under Road 6 by Stoa Pier 1

This cutting was filled in at the time Road 6 was laid. Homogeneous dumped fill. This deposit represents fill which was brought in at the time Road 6 at the west end of the Middle Stoa was laid to fill ... Ca. 480 B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 13:6: Well

Laura Gawlinski ... Well in courtyard of Early Building I, adjacent to wall of Room B. Tile lined; upper course in situ, lower two collapsed probably in antiquity. Letters inscribed on rims (eta, phi, omicron, theta). Medium ... First quarter of the 4th c. B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 14:1: Pyre

Pocket, identified as sacrificial pyre by SIR. Possibly disturbed. Outside south wall of building. Concentration of pottery in a small pocket below a "Hellenistic" fill. There is no mention of bone or ... First quarter 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 14:2: Drain North of Southwest Fountain House

Silt fill of early road drain to North of SW Fountain House. Coins: 10 August 1961 #5 ... 325-275 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 14:3: Strosis

Gravel above cobbled street surface ... Second half 2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 15:1: Well

Well N ... Middle Geometric

[Agora Deposit] H 15:2: Well

Well (Hole) at 19/Ι(ΙΑ). Collapsed well creating a hole above; mixed fill in hole, early Byzantine in well proper. Coins: 26 April 1934 #12 27 April 1934 #28 28 April 1934 #38 1 May 1934 #3 ... Early Byz.

[Agora Deposit] H 15:3: Pocket in Cobble Paving

Pocket in cobble paving in road west of Fountain House ... 1st c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] H 16:1: Well

Well on lower northwest slope of Areopagus. Dug to 6.60m. and abandoned because of danger. Single dumped deposit. Perhaps this context: P 528, P 1223 (JWH). Coins: 22 April 1932 #1 ... Second half 1st c. B.C.-early 1st c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] H 16:2: Cistern Chamber at 52/Θ (53/Θ)

Cistern chamber at 52/Θ (53/Θ). Part of the H-I 16-17 system. Cf. S.E. Tunnel (container 147) and west and north passages (container 156). Upper fill: (packing for LR mosaic floor) Lower fill: Hellenistic ... Hellenistic-Late Roman

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[Agora Deposit] H 16:3: Cistern System

An extensive cistern system on the lower north slope of the Areopagus, south chamber with blind tunnel extending further south (south tunnel); north chamber; drawshaft further north, extends to north tunnel ... Ca. 320-240 B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 16:4: Pithos

Pithos ay the bottom of the north slope of the Areopagus with single fill; Part of Hellenistic Group D. One stamped amphora handle dates slightly after 146. Latest coin dates in first two decades of 2nd ... 160-130 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 16:5: Pit

The grid area is covered by 'modern bothros' nbp. 375 ... 1 June 1932

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[Agora Deposit] H 16:6: Urn Cremation/The Rich Athenian Lady

Urn cremation (trench-and-hole), adult female with fetus/neonate ... Early Geometric II, 850 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 16:7: Manhole at Collapsed Poros Gutter

Includes area labeled "Deposit around collapsed section of poros gutter, road cut south of annex of SWFH." Coins: 28 June 1967 #2 13 July 1967 #1-#6 14 July 1967 #1 15 July 1967 #1 (?) Estimated Grid ... 325-275 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 16-17:1: Well

Well J: EG, ELS. Early Geometric with later (Roman) intrusions. Cf. P 1063 from mixed context at mouth. Also noted as grid 53/ΙΔ ... Early Geometric

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[Agora Deposit] H 17:1: Child's urn burial

Grave 4 in notebook: urn burial. Lower part of a storage jar (P 15407) containing the bones of a small child along with a black glazed kantharos (P 15409) and a banded pelike (P 15408) ... 325-300 B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 17:2: Pit Tomb, Child Inhumation

Child's Grave (E.L. Smithson: Grave XXVIII: G). Cf. Container Lot ΣΤ 165 (fill over geometric grave). Neat, rectangular, unlined trench, cut into bedrock to a preserved depth of 0.20m,below the level ... Early Geometric I

[Agora Deposit] H 17:3: Pit I

Pit I at 45/ΙΘ (= Well) (noted also 4th c. pocket in side of this pit). This is part of the Terracotta Deposit (H 17:4) and the objects listed here are also listed in H 17:4. Containers/lots for this ... Geometric-Protoattic

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[Agora Deposit] H 17:4: Terracotta Deposit

An area about 10m2. on the lower northwest slopes of the Areopagus, southeast of the archaic fountain house. A dumped fill to the end of the 3rd quarter of the 7th c. B.C., containing many votives, overlying ... 7th c. - 625 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 17:5: Filling

A filling lying over a cobbled floor in a house-complex on the lower north slopes of the Areopagus. Area in front of E-W retaining wall, just above cobble pavement, disturbed by coins and pottery as late ... 375-275 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 17:6: Pocket in Bedrock

Pocket in bedrock, 50/Λ (= Trench, 50-54/Λ), measuring 4.00x0.60m, 0.60-0.90m deep; possibly cutting for wall foundation Coins: 22 April 1932 #1 ... 330-300 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H 17:7: Pocket

Small pocket between the tumbled wall of large conglomerate blocks and Drain 2 ... 4th c. B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 17:8: Cremation Burial

Geometric grave. Bones discarded. Tomb located about 2m west/west-southwest of the EG1 child inhumation, beneath the restored line of a hypothetical wall connecting the western "apse' and the south wall ... Middle Geometric II

[Agora Deposit] H 18:1: Well

Well on the north slope of the Areopagus; depth at 9.65m; scanty dumped fillings. From about 3.20m to the bottom, little but tile fragments appeared; in the fillings above, the lower is characterized by ... Ca. 350-290 B.C.