Agora Object: A 1418
Inventory Number:   A 1418
Section Number:   Σ 2015
Title:   Well Curb Fragment
Category:   Architecture Terracotta
Description:   About two thirds of circumference preserved with parts of all elements restored in plaster.
Spreading profile. Heavy moldings: ovolo surmounted by cavetto, around bottom. Lighter moldings: on top ovolo (?) above; below, a molding not preserved (probably a cavetto on the analogy of P 4072) bordered above and below by a set of two moldings, each formed by two thin rolls of clay. Very friable pinkish buff clay with grits, unpainted. Vertical hole through edge of top.
ADDENDA Nearly complete base of a similar curb in ΝΝ Tin 402, from cistern 69/ΜΖ (3rd c. B.C.).
Fragments of similar from Ψ cistern (early Roman fill) at 4/ΙΘ, see notebook IV, pp. 723-725, stored in Tin 170 (10 May 1955).
Context:   Cistern (Tins 442, 443, 445).
Negatives:   Leica
PD Number:   PD 487
Dimensions:   H. 0.445; Diam. (base) 0.537, (hole through edge of top) 0.008
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   29 May 1937, 1 June 1937
Section:   Σ
Grid:   Σ:18/Π
Deposit:   P 10:1
Bibliography:   Hesperia 27 (1958), p. 172, n. 31.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), pp. 121, 127, no. 15, fig. 5, pl. 7.15.
    Agora XII, p. 219, n. 6.
References:   Publication: Agora XII
Publication: Hesperia 18 (1949)
Publication: Hesperia 27 (1958)
Drawing: PD 487 (DA 3435)
Image: 2000.06.0090 (Leica A 1418)
Deposit: P 10:1
Notebook: Ψ-4
Notebook Page: Ψ-4-70 (pp. 725-726)
Card: A 1418
Card: A 1418