Agora Deposit: H 12:15
Title:   Well
Category:   Well
Description:   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 well cut in bedrock to about 1m from the bottom, where it narrows from ca. 1.15m to ca. 0.70m. Sides coated with heavy water deposit, suggesting some length for the POU; modern water level at 1.75m.
Period of Use and Upper dumped fills dated to ca. 520-480 B.C. in Agora XXX.
A 2296, A 2345, T 3270 and T 3271 from the dump and without subdivisions.
Contents:   Subdivisions: (from the bottom, POU, as published)
.1=11.60-12.12m., POU
.2=7.30-11.60m.
.3=4.85-7.30m.
.4=0.95-4.85m.
.5=0.00-0.95m.
Notes:   Estimated Grid
Bibliography:   Hesperia 62 (1993), pp. 453-455.
    Hesperia 23 (1954), pp. 51-54, pl. 15.
    Agora IV, p. 241.
    Agora XII, p. 393.
    Agora XXIII, p. 332.
    Agora XXV, p. 164.
    Agora XXX, p. 363.
Chronology:   Ca. 520-480 B.C.
Date:   24 March 1953
20 April-6 May 1953
Section:   ΜΣ
Grid:   H/14,15-12/10,11
Elevation:   -12.25m.
Masl:   -12.25m.
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