Agora Object: I 7557
Inventory Number:   I 7557
Section Number:   ΒΓ 1877
Title:   Monument
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed stele.
Complete stele, mended from two joining pieces.
Right edge of front stained and water worn; right side heavily water worn.
Top carved to receive painted floral ornament (?); beneath it, a fascia and ovals on front and sides.
Left side worked with claw chisel; back left rough; bottom cut off rough without tenon. On front, inscribed text of law concerning 8% tax in kind on grain from islands.
Archon Sokratides.
Sixty-one lines of the inscription preserved; stoichedon.
Letter spacing: 0.014m.; line spacing: 0.014m.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Found built into east wall of the Great Drain. Laid as highest course of wall just beneath corner slabs.
Notebook Page:   3729
Negatives:   86-21-31, 88-431, 88-432, 88-433, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 1.105; Lett. H. (line 1) 0.01, (lines 2-61) 0.007; W. (at top moulding) 0.442, (below moulding) 0.418, (at bottom) 0.435; Th. 0.091
Chronology:   374/3 B.C.
Date:   21 July 1986
Section:   ΒΓ
Grid:   J/4-4/15,16
Bibliography:   Hesperia 75 (2006), p. 104.
    Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998), figs. 1, 2, 3.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 75 (2006)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 29 (1998)
Images (7)
Card: I 7557
Card: I 7557