Agora Object: S 2525
Inventory Number:   S 2525
Section Number:   ΒΓ 1676
Title:   Altar
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Battered and broken off at top.
Round altar, which sits on plinth with two fasciae, the upper one recessed 0.042m.
Moldings on altar, from bottom, are two fasciae, the upper one recessed 0.045m., and cyma reversa. The altar has four triglyphs and four metopes. Each metope is carved with a boukranion garlanded with bead and reel with lotuses at the end.
Altar proper is of Pentelic marble; plinth of Hymettian marble.
Notes:   Catalogued 7 June 1973.
Context:   On south side of Panathenaic way.
Negatives:   Leica, 87-400
PD Number:   PD 2209
Dimensions:   P.H. (altar) 0.69; H. (plinth) 0.25, (lower fascia of plinth) 0.10, (upper fascia of plinth) o.15, (lower fascia of altar) 0.10, (upper fascia of altar) 0.03; Diam. (lower molding of plinth)1.445, (upper molding of plinth) 1.365, (lower part of altar) 1.20, (from femur of triglyph) 0.975
Material:   Marble
Date:   7 June 1973
Section:   ΒΓ
Grid:   K/9,10-5/15,16
Period:   Hellenistic
Bibliography:   Guide (2010), p. 94, fig. 58.
    Guide (1990), p. 101, fig. 55.
    Guide (1976), p. 101, fig. 144.
References:   Report: 2017 Excavations
Report Page: 2017 Excavations, s. 2
Drawing: PD 2209 (DA 2054)
Drawing: PD 2209 (DA 2108)
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Card: S 2525
Card: S 2525