[Agora Deposit] N 10:1: Cellar

"Fauvel Collection" Collector's dump? Debris in the cellar of a modern house, probably once that of F.S. Fauvel. The collection included vases of all periods, from Geometric to Turkish; a number of the ... Modern Context

[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] E-F 12-14: Building Fill in B'

Fillings in and to the north of Building A/Poros Building/Greek Building ("Strategeion"), the accumulation mostly a late archaic dump, but not deposited till near the middle of the century. Most of the ... First half of 5th c. to ca. 460-450 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 15:2: Well to the North of Nymphaeum

Well to N of Nymphaeum at 115/ΙΣΤ. A good water supply but no evidence for a period of use. Exceptionally heavy dumped filling, including much fine tableware, many wine- jar fragments and other objects ... Ca. 420-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 13:1: Well 5

Carefully cut in bedrock with firm footholds on either side. The use filling is represented by a few fragments of water jars (uninventoried), indicating a short period of use. The dumped filling, below ... Ca. 470-425 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H-K 12-14: Middle Stoa Building Fill

Middle Stoa Building Fill (with filling to S) (See also Κ: H-I-J 14-15 and Λ: K-M 13-14) This deposit is not definitive and must be considered with the above deposits before details are entered into database; ... To ca. 180 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] B 15:1.2: Lower fill

Coins: 22 May 1937 #1 ... 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 15:1: Well on Lower South Slope of Kolonos Agoraios

A well on the lower south slope of Kolonos Agoraios. Last quarter of the 5th. c. B.C. But upper fill dated to 3rd. to mid-2nd. century B.C. and lower fill dated to ca. 425-400 B.C. in Agora XXX. Coins: ... 425-400 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] G 6:3: Rectangular Rock-Cut Shaft

A cave-in not long after the digging of this shaft destroyed its possible usefulness as a well and thereafter it was used as a dump. Two principle periods of such use were noted, and within these several ... Ca. 575-480 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] N 7:3: Skytha Well

Well at 45/Θ (Skytha Well) near the north side of the market square. No period of use was distinguished, since it was impossible to clear the well to the bottom. The considerable quantity of dumped filling ... Ca. 460-440 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 18:1: Well

Dumped filling in a well on the west slope of the Areopagus (apparently separate, no mends between them, but differing little in date) the bottom filling apparently thrown in towards the beginning of the ... Ca. 425-400 B.C. and earlier

[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] 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] B 19:12: Great Drain South

Ca. 73-81/Drain. Fillings associated with the construction of the Great Drain South, especially the fill thrown in behind the east wall of the drain at the time of its building. Cf. A 20-21:1 and B 19:7 ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] K 14:1: Collector's Dump

Pottery Deposit at 57/ΙΔ (also 57/ΙΣΤ and 63-66/Κ-ΚΕ). Contents of pit range from Mycenaean to Turkish; apparently the dump of a modern antiquities dealer ... Modern Context

[Agora Deposit] M-N 15:1: South Stoa II: Building Fill

South Stoa II Construction Fill. About 85 stamped amphora handles, many with parallels in building fills of Middle Stoa and Stoa of Attalos. Fragments of long-petal bowls confirm date after mid-2nd c ... To ca. 140 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] 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] E 14:11: Great Drain South, Associated with Southwest and North Buildings

Fillings associated with Southwest and North Buildings (78-99/ΙΣΤ-ΚΘ) and early walls to west of Great Drain. pottery p. 1189, vol VII ... Subdivisions: .1=Filling over bedrock. .2=Fillings behind retaining ... Various levels and dates

[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] D 17:9: Well

An unfinished well in the northwest room of the Poros Building, west of the Areopagus. Dumped filling. Chips from marble-working, variety of plain and figured wares ... Ca. 400-385 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O-R 7-10: Construction Fill

Square Peristyle (Square Building) Constructions fill + other (square peristyle area); fragmentary and with some earlier material but in the main, where undisturbed, a homogenous deposit. Coins: 26 May ... Βefore 300 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] R 13:1: Well

No period of use. Below the upper (Early Roman) dump extending down to ca. 6.10m. was a dumped fill of broken pottery in great quantity, including a high proportion of red-figured fragments. Masses of ... Ca. 430-400 B.C. Late 1st c. B.C.-mid 1st c. A.D.

[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 18:1.2: Middle fill

Heavy deposit of good black and plain wares ... 450-425 B.C

[Agora Deposit] E 14:11.3: Dump Fill Associated with Great Drain Construction

Dumped fillings probably to be associated with the construction of the Great Drain in this area. Green fill under North Building ... Ca. 400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E-F 12-14.1: a) Undisturbed filling of the building

P 5302 may be from disturbed fill ("soft spot", container B 57, nbp. 1246) ... 12 March-6 April 1935 7 May 1935

[Agora Deposit] E-F 12-14.2: b) Undisturbed fill to north of the building

Some objects listed in deposit nb. V are not on this list because they in fact come from disturbed fills or are part of the material from above well 2 (G 12:21) ... 20 February-1 March 1935 6 March 1935 11 March 1935 20 March 1935 25 March 1935

[Agora Deposit] E-F 12-14.3: c) Building fill in disturbed places

See I 870, a piece of which was found in disturbed red fill in Β' southeast of Tholos. Although apparently from the same context as P 5339 (tins 24-26, undisturbed fill), P 5336-P 5338 are recorded from ... 27 February-8 April 1935

[Agora Deposit] C 19:5: House R Fillings

House R, fill under drain tiles and fillings associated with house K in industrial area, including what was C 19:15, plus C 19:16 and C 19:17. a) House built as dwelling in second half of 5th.c. b) Used ... Ca. 5th and 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 2:3: Foundry Pit

"Foundry Pit": N-S Cut on 50m. line (area of Stoa, Layer VII, with slag). A foundry pit in the courtyard of a small metalworking establishment outside the Agora to the northwest. Both the courtyard and ... Ca. 375-350 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 12:21: Well 2

Circular well cut through the old road after it had gone out of use, and filled probably at the time of the building of the drain and building A, and the throwing of fill over the road ... Ca. 430-400 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] M 20:3: Well

Well at 69/ΟΒ (Late 5th c.) Lower fill dated to 420-400 B.C. in Agora XXX. There were no use filling and the well was apparently not a success as a water-supply: there was no concentration of water-jars ... 420-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] R 13:4: Well

Well at 21/Ε (beneath Library of Pantainos). The clearing of the well was abandoned because of a cave-in of the rock walls. Heavy dumped filling, the proportion of fine black table ware high ... Ca. 440-425 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] F 19:4: Well

This filling is the largest deposit of its time found in the Agora. It may be compared with H 6:5 and with N 7:3. Dug in soft bedrock to a depth of 11.40m; footholds cut on opposite sides of the shaft ... Ca. 490-450 B.C.


[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] 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] 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] C 12:2: Well

A well on Kolonos Agoraios. The upper dumped filling, a heavy deposit of pottery, was separated from the lower filling of similar character by several meters of plain mud. No use filling. Coins: 8 April ... Ca. 375-325 B.C. with disturbance of 250-225 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] C 19:9: Well in House R of Industrial Area West of Areopagus

Well in house R of industrial area west of the Areopagus. This well, originally tiled, was abandoned and filled at the time of the conversion of the house into a stone-cutters' workshop. Tiled well but ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D 7:2: Theseion 'Street' Deposit

Packing under cobblestones 7 or 8 meters west of the Temple of Hephaistos. A similar filling found in a small hole in bedrock three or four meters north of the Temple. The high quality of the pottery from ... Ca. 500-440 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 19:2: Cistern

Bottle-shaped cistern with dumped fillings on NW slopes of Areopagus; appears not to have been finished in antiquity: the walls and floor show no traces of stucco. Lower filling, ca. 375-340 B.C. Upper ... Ca. 375-275 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] P 14:3: Deposit over cobbled floor

Dumped debris filling east of East Building, badly shattered. There is a small amount of disturbance from the filling immediately above, but the bulk of the pottery is consistent, and very close to that ... Ca. 470-460 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] S 16:1: Well

Well in Coletti Garden. Diameter 1m. There were no traces of hand holes in its walls. At 5.2m depth below datum on the S-E side of the shaft, a small underground stream emptied into the well. The stratigraphy ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 19:7: Pit in House N Room 2

Pit in House N, Room 2 (RSY, House C). Filling thrown in behind the west wall of the Great Drain South at the time of the building of the drain and the extension of House C. Cf. Hesperia 20 (1951), pp ... Ca. 430-410 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 18:1.1: Upper fill

A smaller deposit, but with some good household pottery, and red-figure both Meidian and sub-Meidian ... 17-22 May 1939

[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] F 19:2.2: Lower fill

It is a considerable deposit including both figured and plain wares, the red-figure consistently of the second quarter of the 4th c. Estimated Grid ... Ca 375-340 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 19:11: Hyperbolos Well

Well (diameter shaft 0.95m) with POU and dumped fillings, separated by about 2.00m. of plain mud apparently fallen from the collapsed sides of the well. The fillings are, however, closely contemporary ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.


[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 12:11: 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 19:1: Rockcut Pit

Dimensions 2.86x1.50x0.70m in depth; stratified fill in rockcut pit (three rockcut steps leading down at one end) which apparently served as a rubbish dump (pottery fragments with carbon and ash). Coins: ... Ca. 410-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P 8:2: Trench

Narrow trench in bedrock; one section found to NE of Circular Building west of the Stoa of Attalos, another (Q 8:1) beneath the terrace of the Stoa of Attalos opposite Pier 19. A single filling in both ... Ca. 450-425 B.C. and shortly after

[Agora Deposit] E 6:3: Furnace Waste Pit "Cistern"

Within the precinct of the Hephaisteion, about 10m. north of the north stylobate of the temple. Flask-shaped pit (W. (bottom) 3.14 x 2.73m) probably originally intended as a cistern; used for dumping ... Ca. 375-310 B.C.-Byzantine

[Agora Deposit] E 16:1: Well A

Well A (depth 10.20m, diameter 1.04m, water level 4m) outside the SW corner of the market square, to the east of the north-south road. At the bottom of the well were scanty remains probably from a period ... Ca. 425-375 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 Deposit] C 18:4.2: Layer 2

First half of 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] I 13:3: Cut between Middle Stoa Piers 1 and 2 from West

Crosscut between Middle stoa Piers 1 and 2 from west (south aisle), layer II. Chiefly late 5th to mid-4th c. B.C. Coins: 2 July 1965 #1 ... Late 5th to mid-4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D 19:1: Cistern in House H in ΝΝ

Well in the industrial area west of the Areopagus. A flask-shaped cistern in House H with a dumped fill of the late fifth century brought from elsewhere and evidently deposited sometime in the 3rd c. B.C ... Ca. 420-400 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] G-H 5:1: Filling

Hellenistic filling in N.W. corner of Section (39-46/ΙΘ-ΚΓ inclusive). Coins: 14 July 1931 #42, #64 15 July 1931 #6 but grid 42/ΚΔ, #34-#37 16 July 1931 #15-#16 17 July 1931 #4-#12 18 July 1931 #1-#5, ... 4th.-early 2nd. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G-I 11-12: Investigations in the area of the Tholos

Investigations in the area around the Tholos, especially to the east and south of the building, between it and the Great Drain, and not otherwise specified as deposits. This "deposit" has no form. It ... various levels and dates

[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] I-J 18:1: Pocket

Red Figure Pocket in front of Retaining Wall at 74-77/ΛΖ-ΛΘ. Pit , a large cutting in bedrock, irregular in outline, reaching a depth of ca. 1m; dumped filling of alternating layers-broken pottery fragments ... Ca. 430-410 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 16:1-2: Construction Filling

South Stoa I: 75-76/ΚΗ-Λ South Shop Building Layer g (O 16:1) and South Stoa I: Stony Fill below floor level (O 16:2). (merged from O 16:1 and O 16:2) Coins: 11 May 1953 #29 (illegible) Merged from two ... Ca. 420-400 B.C. and earlier

[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] C 18:4: Construction Fillings

Fillings below the courtyard floor of the Poros Enclosure west of the Areopagus. The lowest layer, over bedrock, is of the archaic period and may have accumulated on the spot before the start of building ... First half of 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D 5:1: Stuccoed Pit

Stuccoed pit, 2m x 2.50 m, rock-cut. Coins: 26 March 1937 #1 (not a coin) ... Ca. 400-350 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 14:5: Unfinished Well, Well G

Found in 13/06/1935. Dumped filling in an unfinished well originally dug only to a depth of 5.50m. Probably a post-Persian cleanup, perhaps in one of the public buildings near the SW corner of the square ... Ca. 520-490 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 19:5: Unfinished Well Shaft

A well on the NW slope of the Areopagus; unfinished well-shaft dug to a depth of only 3.05m., and refilled with broken pottery and other debris. The shaft clearly was begun with the intention of digging ... Ca. 520-480 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H-I 7-8:1: "Burnt Layer"

Accumulated debris on the west side of the market square. Related layers added 1999/2000 (JWH), e.g. "Gravelly layer above burning", "Clearing Classical floor", "Lowest level above bedrock", "Below burning", ... First half of 5th c. A.D.

[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] I 15:2: Filling

Undisturbed fill at 34-36/I-K (Heliaia Peristyle, west aisle). Two pieces (T 3662 and SS 14440) are recorded as "undoubtedly from Peristyle fill of third quarter of 4th century B.C." although "from area ... Third quarter of 4th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] J 7:3: Lekythos Deposit

Fifth century lekythos deposit in area of Mycenaean Tomb. Lot Η 81a ... 5th c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 14:11.2: Fill Behind Retaining Wall and in Road of Southwest Building

Fillings behind retaining wall and in road. SW Building, rooms 3, north, south. Coins: 13 March 1934 #1, #2 14 March 1934 #37 15 March 1934 #37-#38 24 March 1934 #31 ... 6th c. B.C. and earlier

[Agora Deposit] F 14:4: Trench

Trench at 11/ΚΕ cut into the stereo (length 1.40m, width 0.50m). Coins: 5 April 1932 #5 (illegible). Red figure pottery; coarse ware ... Mid-5th c. 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] C 19:4: Pit

Debris filling in a pit cut in bedrock at W side of House H, Room 10 ... Ca. 425-400 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] C 19:8: Well at 65/ΙΒ

Well, unfinished? The shallow depth, small diameter, lack of water and any use fill make it possible that this was not a well, although the character of the cutting is difficult to explain otherwise. The ... Ca. 440-420 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 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] 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] 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-P 20:1: Dump

East-West Street (63-64/ΙΣΤ, etc.) Packing in line of ancient east-west street along Areopagus north slopes. Lower fills, predominantly late 6th-early 5th c. B.C. Middle fills, last quarter of the 5th ... Various levels and dates

[Agora Deposit] R 13:5: Well

Well at 20/ΙΔ. No POU fill. Bottom packed with sherds, including roof-tile fragments. Above this, were six meters with a "fair quantity" of sherds; then the top meter and a half contained a great quantity ... Ca. 420-390 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 21:7: Pit

Refuse pit at 51/Ζ; it had been partly cut away at the north by the late Roman retaining wall; the dumped filling a homogeneous deposit of figured, black and plain wares. Red figure oinochoe in the style ... Ca. 450-420 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 22:1: Cistern at 31/ΚΑ

Unfinished cistern at 31/ΚΑ ... Ca. 360-325 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.