[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 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] I 13:2: Backfill of Demolition of Great Monument beneath Middle Stoa

Backfill of demolition of Great Monument beneath Middle Stoa. [Soft pit below Layer II of south aisle (=fill of early "Great Drain")] ... Early 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] I 16:1: Well

Well at the northwest foot of the Areopagus. Use filling of the Roman period. After the abandonment of the well and the collapse of the well-curb, the upper 2m of the shaft were filled with a dump apparently ... 1st-3rd c. A.D., 5th century

[Agora Deposit] I 17:1: Well

Well at 75/ΚΖ (75/ΚΗ, 76/ΚΣΤ-ΚΖ). A dumped filling; an accumulation for the most part of the late 6th and early 5th centuries. Tiled well; of the lining only a single set of tiles, of unusual make, remained ... Ca. 450-425 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] I-J 14-15: Filling

Exploration in the peristyle of the Heliaea (1960); evidence for rebuilding in the third quarter of the 4th c. B.C. with some disturbance as late as 1st-2nd c. A.D. Date of reconstruction ca. 325 B.C ... Ca. 350- 325 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] J 12:1: Well

Fill to 6.50m., masses of stone, animal bones and coarse pottery with some unfinished poros sculpture at 6.50m. - a dump of early 3rd c. ... At 6.50m. begins use filling with numerous BHWJs and other water ... Late 1st c. to early 3rd cent. and of 4th and 5th cents

[Agora Deposit] L-M 17-18:1: Southwest House and Central House (1958)

Fillings associated with early houses on the lower north slopes of the Areopagus; various levels and dates. Both houses were built in the 6th century B.C. and destroyed by the Persians; both also have ... 6rd c. B.C.-3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] N 17:1: Well

Stratified well; very late Roman verging on Byzantine. Coins 19 April 1939 #1-#8 22 April 1939 #1-#2 25 April 1939 #1 15 May 1939 #1 Subdivisions: .1=0.00-15.25m. .2=15.25-21.00m. .3=21.00-22.00m ... 3rd-5th c. A.D. 9th c A.D.

[Agora Deposit] N 18:5: Well Dug through Cistern at 79/MH

Well dug through N 18:1 (cistern at 79/ΜΗ) on the lower north slopes of Areopagus; the cistern was the northern chamber of a system; the southern chamber is at 84/ΝΣΤ (N 19:1). A single dumped deposit ... 3rd-4th c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] P 10:1: Cistern

With cistern at 17/ΟΕ-ΟΣΤ (P 10:2), two chambers connected by a passage. 18/Π went out of use first and was closed off from 17/ΟΕ-ΟΣΤ; filled up at one time with material dating between 350 and 300 B.C ... 325-285 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P 10:3: Tiled Well in Square Building Foundations

Tiled Well in Square Building Foundations, equipped with evenly spaced hand-holds, with a good supply of water. There was no period of use represented and the dumped fill consisted mostly of chunks of ... Third quarter of 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P 18:2: Well at 30/ΛΣΤ

Well at 30/ΛΣΤ Coins (none useful) 25 May 1938 #3-#6 26 May 1938 #3-#4 ... Early 3rd cent and of 4th-6th cent. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] Q 11:2: Pit in Bedrock in Front of Shop VII

Pit in bedrock in front of Shop VII (= Pit in Stoa Colonnade in front of Shop VII). It contained a miscellaneous collection of sherds which included one scrap of red-figure ... Ca. 475-460 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 12:2: Well in Stoa Terrace Opposite Pier 2

Well in Stoa Terrace opposite Pier 2. Diameter 1.10m. Well cut with steps on both sides. No water. was probably not much used, although part of a well head was found at 4.50m Estimated Grid ... Into 600-575 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] R 11:3: Well in Stoa Shop 6

Well in Stoa Shop 6 (5th century). No evidence for period of use. Considerable dumped filling of fragmentary black and plain vases; no figured fragments are preserved, but the small amount of impressed ... 450-425 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] R 21:1: Well at 34/ΚΔ

Well at 34/ΚΔ. a) Depth 13.60m. Little pottery (14 tins) and some of that made useless by loss of tickets during war. b) Top to 13.00m (upper and transitional fills) 4th century. LRP ware and a 4th century ... Late 2nd to middle of 3rd cent; 4th century

[Agora Deposit] S 21:1: Well at 35/ΙΘ

A well outside the market square to the southeast, 20m west of the Panathenaic Way; Modern fill in upper 1.65m. with Early Roman dumped fillings below. Coins: 9 May 1939 #37 (dirt pile) 10 May 1939 #53 ... Late 1st c. B.C.-early 1st c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] S 21:3: Well at 20/ΙΘ

Well outside market square to the southeast, west of the Panathenaic Way. Accumulated use filling from first half of 1st c. A.D. to early 3rd c. Top to 14.65m. 4th c. dump; nothing significant catalogued ... POU First half of 1st c.-early 3rd c. A.D.


[Agora Image] 2012.56.0098 (82-85)

Terracotta well head ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Deposit] N 19:1: Cistern

Dumped filling of late 2nd c. B.C.; Roman Group F, dumped filling of second quarter to end of 1st c. B.C. on the lower northeast slope of the Areopagus. Diameter at bottom -3.20m Upper fill: Latest coins ... Second quarter to end of 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 20:3: Well

Well dug through cistern at 64/Γ. Seems to have been stratified; four fills recorded but here treated as one as divisions are rather "arbitrary". Agora V, p. 126: Constructed in late 1st c.; use filling ... 3rd c. A.D. POU (before 267 A.D.)

[Agora Deposit] N 20:4: Mask Cistern

Dumped fillings thrown in during second quarter of 1st c. B.C. containing mostly debris resulting from Sulla's sack in 86 B.C. Agora XXIX, p. 464: Four fills distinguished during excavations ... but seemingly ... Late 2nd c. and early 1st c. B.C. POU; 110-75 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 7:10: Pit

Small Pit or Well at 25/ΚΑ with a small quantity of fine and coarse household pottery, much of it whole, or nearly so ... Ca. 450-425 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 19:4: Well at 55/ΚΕ

Well at 55/ΚΕ Period of Use dated to the last quarter of 5th c. B.C., Upper fill dated to the same (deposited later) in Agora XXX. Coins 1 April 1938 #10 ... Last quarter of 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 20:2: Cistern at 70/ΛΣΤ

Cistern at 70/ΛΣΤ in the northeast slope of the Areopagus. Part of system with two chambers and well. Homogeneous fill. 13 stamped amphora handles. Latest lamp type 46 B. N 72206 (Ω-344), picked up near ... Second half of 3rd c. - Early 2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 20:3: Well at 67/ΛΓ

Well at 67/ΛΓ on the northeast slope of the Areopagus. Connected with the same cistern system as O 20:2. Dug as several fills but probably a continuous accumulation Coin 28 May 1938 #1 (?) Illegible N ... 300-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P 17:1: Well at 112/N

Well at 112/Ν. Shallow well with a short period of use. The scattering of fragments in the upper dumped filling is consistently earlier. Lot Τ 12 (all sherds saved) and Lot Τ 13a (Dirt Pile) ... 520-500 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P 21:4: Cistern at 53/NE

Cistern at 53/ΝΕ, bottle-shaped, stucco-lined, in the east aisle of the peristyle of Roman House H (courtyard of Greek House G, just west of andron). Lower diameter 2.73m. Homogenous fill all apparently ... Into early 2nd century B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P-R 6-12: Stoa Construction Fill

Stoa Construction Fills (n.b. for all Stoa and pre-Stoa fills later than construction filling of Square Peristyle see P-R 6-12) Over 100 stamped amphora handles in fill. No long-petal bowls, but one fragment ... Before ca. 150 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 8-9:1: Filling over Floor of Square Peristyle

Filling over Floor of Square Peristyle (beneath Stoa). 122 stamped amphora handles. Many parallels with handles from cistern M 21:1. Latest coin dates ca. 200. latest lamp types 33 A and 34 A. Fragment ... 200 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 9-10:1: Cistern System: Stoa Terrace at Piers 11-12

Cistern System: Stoa Terrace at Piers 11-12. Probably abandoned at the time of the construction of the Square Peristyle ... 350-325 B.C (?)

[Agora Deposit] Q 10:4: Well by Stoa Pier 8

Well by Stoa Pier 8. Mouth of well discovered in 1950 (p. 2287). Dumped filling in the 4th c. B.C. but the bulk of the material of the 5th c. B.C. Fill contained much wood, bones, Mycenaean, Geometric, ... 5th c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] Q 12:3: Stoa Gutter Well

Well below Stoa Gutter opposite Pier 1. Heavy dumped filling remarkable among Agora well-deposits both for the high quality and the good conditions of pottery of all sorts. It represents the stock of a ... Ca. 520-490 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 15:1

Great Drain and Pit at 55-56/ΙΗ-ΙΖ (Roman Group K). Coins 8 June 1933 #4 9 June 1933 #5-#6 10 June 1933 #1-#12, #13-#16 13 June 1933 #1-#25, #26-#29 14 June 1933 #3-#4 15 June 1933 #1-#5, #6-#8 17 June ... Mid 3rd century

[Agora Deposit] Q 17:3: Well at 123/ΝΑ

Well at 123/ΝΑ. At the bottom a few water jars; above , a dumped filling with a small amount of pottery; at the top supplementary fill with scattered sherds. POU, ca. 500 B.C. Dumped filling, of ca. 500 ... 6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 17:8: Well L in ΠΑ

Well L. Use filling and well-head; abandonment filling chiefly of mud and stones, with a scattering of pottery ... ca. 575-550 B.C.-To early 5th c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] R 12:4: Well in Stoa Shop 3

Well in Stoa Shop 3. Diameter at top 1.20m. The mouth o the well was overlaid by a large conglomerate block placed by the Stoa builders to seal it. Masses of pottery including many water-jars filled the ... Ca 520-480 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] T 18:2: Well AB in ΕΛ

Well ΑΒ located on the lower terrace to the north of the sanctuary(diameter 1.10m). Foot-holes were cut into the shaft at intervals of ca. 0.40m. The fill consisted mostly of small stones, dug bedrock, ... Second quarter of the 6th century B.C.


[Agora Image] 2012.72.0307 (81-7-16)

Corinthian pan and cover tiles, of terracotta ... John Camp ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Image] 2012.72.0308 (81-7-17)

Corinthian pan and cover tiles, of terracotta ... John Camp ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Image] 2012.79.1845 (93-55-32)

Water Pipe Section, A 2413 b ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Image] 2012.79.1847 (93-55-34)

Water Pipe ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Image] 2012.79.1849 (93-55-36)

Water Pipe Section, A 2413 a ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Image] 2012.80.0031 (93-61-7)

Water Pipe ... Horizontal (normal)


[Agora Image] 2012.23.0155 (4-387)

Drawing of 6th century drain pipe ... PD 189 Horizontal (normal)

[Agora Lot] ΣΑ 412: Pit in Bedrock in Front of Shop VII

32 fine ware and 39 coarse ware sherds, including the following: Corinthian-type skyphos (Cf. Agora XII, no. 318), 3 Attic-type skyphoi (for one, cf. Agora XII, no. 342; for one cf. Agora XII, no. 359; ... 450-400 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] U 13:1: Well in Room 6 of Street Stoa U/2,U/3-13/15

Well in Room 6 of Street Stoa U/2,U/3-13/15. Associated with the building lying under the Roman Street Stoa. Its fills divided into 5 separate layers, with the bulk of finds belonging to Layer 1, the ... 14 June-21 August 1973

[Agora Deposit] U 23:2: Well I in ΟΑ

Well I: archaic. On the northwest slope of the Acropolis below the Klepsydra. Diameter ca. 1.10m. Water level ca. -9.50m. Substantial use filling in the lower 0.75m. In the upper debris filling both the ... End of 6th c. B.C. - Early Byzantine

[Agora Deposit] U 24:1: Well 3 in ΟΑ

Well 3: archaic. Diameter, top ca. 1; bottom ca. 0.90m. Water level just above ca. -10m Use filling including figured, black and plain wares. Scanty dumped filling. Upper fill-Dark Age. Middle fill/Bottom-early ... Last quarter of the 6th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 18:13: Cistern in Room 12

Cistern in Room 12, House C=House N. Simple flask-shaped chamber with draw shaft, in House M, Room 1; no tunnels. Excavated as single fill, but later analysis of material suggested two fills. Coins: 24 ... 4th. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] C 9:6: Marble Chips Pit

Square pit in bedrock southwest of the Hephaisteion. Many marble chips from the construction of the temple of Hephaestus were found here together with a large quantity of pottery and other objects ... Ca. 450 B.C. Ca. 390-380 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] C 12:1: Well

(Roman Group J). The upper fill to a depth of ca. 16.00m. was of earth scooped up elsewhere and thrown in ... The latest piece noted from this fill was a TC fragment dated late 4th to 5th(?) c. BC. From ... 2nd.-3rd. c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] D 4:1: West Chamber

Cistern-chamber on the northwest side of Kolonos Agoraios, 10 to 12m west of the end of the Hellenistic Building. Dimensions at bottom 2.50m x 2.75m. The west chamber of a cistern system composed of two ... Use filling early 1st-2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D 12:2: Drawshaft

Part of the cistern system 44/ΙΓ - 46/ΙΑ - 42/Θ. The filling of the 46/ΙΑ cistern shaft, with the exception of a little Roman at the top, was the same as the bottom fill of 44/ΙΓ - late Hellenistic, running ... Late 2nd-early 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D 15:2: Well

Construction and upper fills. Well at 116/ΣΤ, cut less than one meter from a shallower and older well at 115/ΣΤ [D 15:1]. ... a fall of loose fill occurred from the earlier into the later well ... Filling ... 2nd c. A.D. plus 6th c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] D 17:3: Cistern at 65/KH

Cistern at 65/ΚΗ (and Channel). Cistern in the northwest room of the annex to the Poros Building west of the Areopagus. Part of the same system as D 17:4 and D 17:5, the chambers connected by long tunnels ... 300-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D-E 15:1: Great Drain Fillings

Great Drain: fillings in south part of section; Martyrs I, II and III, all layers (essentially no difference in the layers). Pottery sorted and recorded by H.A. Thompson 12 may 1950: "Having gone through ... Second half of 2nd c. B.C.-Early 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 29:2: Drawshaft, Cistern in Court K, House of Greek Mosaic

Cistern System in East Portico. Drawshaft with two blind tunnels, in court of House of the Greek Moisaic; partially excavated by Dorpfeld. No legible coins or amphora handles. Coins: 26 June 1964 # ΔΕ3 ... 2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 12:3: Well

Associated with the Tholos. Originally a well but after it had been in use for a short time the shaft was partially filled in and the upper part widened to form a large cistern. The pottery falls into ... 335-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 16:1: Demeter Cistern

Cistern at 9/Β (10/Β on plan), at the NW foot of the Areopagus, some 200m to the west of the Coroplast's Dump. It had evidently belonged to one of the small houses in that thickly populated residential ... Second half 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 19:3: Well

Unfinished well, all one fill; solid bedrock at a depth of -2.47m. It contained masses of broken rooftiles and probably was used as a refuse pit after the sack of Athens by Sulla. Twenty-three stamped ... Early 1st c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] G 5:3: "Bone Well"

Second century B.C. fill with early 13th c. A.D. fill in mouth. The Byzantine objects from the mouth are P 13713-P 13718, L 3585. Lower fill contained bones of many infants and dogs. The bones from this ... Mid-2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 6:2: Cistern East Chamber

The East Chamber of a double cistern lying between the northeast corner of the Theseion and the Annex to the Stoa of Zeus Eleftherios. ... Both chambers went out of use as water containers simultaneously ... Ca. 200 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 13:1: Pocket in Bedrock

Green Earth at 03-04-05/ΚΑ-ΚΔ, to at least -3.50m. near the southwest corner of the market square. Terracotta figurines; lamps; fragmentary pottery ... Ca. 500-475 B.C. and later

[Agora Deposit] G 13:4: Well

Tiled well, ca. 30m south of the Tholos. Associated with Building D. Hellenistic Group A with Late Roman fill in upper 3.00m. Objects A 245 and P 4597 are from fill on floor around well-head, contemporary ... 325-260 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 14:2: Well

Tiled well near the SW corner of the market square between the Southwest Fountain House and the Great Drain, three fills noted: lower fill of earth and stones with a few fragments only of coarse pottery ... 4th-2nd c. B.C. 100-70 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 15:1: Well, "western extension"

Wells at 24/ΙΓ at 26/ΙΑ near the SW corner of the market square, about 10m west of the Southwest Fountain House (the party wall between them broken through in antiquity). ... Ca. 500 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 15:2: Well

Wells at 24/ΙΓ at 26/ΙΑ near the SW corner of the market square, about 10m west of the Southwest Fountain House (the party wall between them broken through in antiquity). Use filling middle to third quarter ... Ca. 550-525 B.C.

[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 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 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.

[Agora Deposit] J 12:2: Well

Empty to 4.00m. From there to 9.20m. much coarse pottery, stucco fragments, animal bones, lead defixiones. ... The presence of fragments of stelae and architectural members near bottom point to dumped ... Late 2nd-early 3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] J 14:3: Well in the Northeast Corner of the early Peribolos

Located in the NE corner of the early peribolos. Probably originally 1.00-1.50m. deeper, the bedrock above having been cut back in late times. Scanty pottery remains; some evidence for a period of use ... Ca. 600-570 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] K 1:2: Well

Coins: 23 July 1992 #854 27 July 1992 #861-#864, #866, #868, #872 28 July 1992 #867, #874 29 July 1992 #869-#871, #873, #875 31 July 1992 #877-#884, #887-#888 3 August 1992 #890-#896 4 August 1992 #897-#900, ... Roman-Byzantine

[Agora Deposit] M 11:3: Well

7th c. well below east part of Odeion Cavea Trench K). Use filling negligible; dumped filling of the second half of the 7th c. B.C. Brann Well H. Diameter 1.10m. Cut into bedrock. During excavation seepage ... 650-600 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] M 18:8: Well

Well at 73/Μ on the lower northeast slope of the Areopagus. Diameter of 0.90m. It seems to have been abandoned because of the very soft stereo that kept falling in from all sides. Many pieces of terracotta ... Ca. 430-400 B.C.


[Agora Object] A 1284: Pan Tile Fragment: Stamped

Broken all around. Fragment from a pan tile. Dull red glaze on concave side. On the corner side (unglazed) part of a circular stamp, with a horse in relief: head and one foreleg preserved. Light brown ... 30 July 1947


[Agora Object] A 1807: Well Curb

Mended from many pieces; small parts of rim and sides restored in plaster. Broad rim sloping slightly down; the outer face beveled, the underside forming a continuos curve with a light collar around the ... April 1951


[Agora Object] A 2413: Water Pipe Sections

a) Intact except for inset flange, which is in fragment b) cemented to it. b) Joins a). Has inset flange of a), inside. Much white cement visible at joints. Cf. A 2411 (Σ 2837) and A 1686 (Σ 1403). Early ... 11 December 1953


[Agora Object] A 2424: Water Pipe

At one end, part of the next pipe remains attached. The two fastened with white plaster. Cf. A 1686 (ΣΑ 1403), A 2411 (ΣΑ 2837) and A 2413 ( ΣΑ 2889). One of the intake pipes leading into the cistern ... 1 April 1954


[Agora Object] A 2431: Water Pipe

Part of one pipe and the start of the next one. The two fastened together with lead. The original intake pipe leading into the west end of the passage of the cistern; Stoa Terrace opposite Piers 11-12 ... 6 April 1954


[Agora Object] A 2500: Cover Tile

Angular cover tile of Corinthian type. Largely complete but broken and mended. Buff clay with yellow slip. To west of Bouleuterion Propylon, on floor below Layer V: context of second half of 4th century ... 16 July 1954