Agora Object: S 3557
Inventory Number:   S 3557
Section Number:   ΒΘ 84
Excavation Number:   east:2010:f:42
Title:   Marble Trophy Base
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Marble block intact.
The top of the monument is recessed to admit a plinth. The top front is decorated with a folded cuirass atop two or three shields. The top chipped at front left, and worked smooth along the back, where there are also signs of footwear; dowel hole and a clamp hole at back left side. The front of the base depicts a life-size shield decorated with the club of Herakles in relief. The sides of the monument are also shields, unadorned with other sculptural decoration. The shields at left recessed. The back of the monument is fashioned with anathyrosis and dowel hole to admit another block. Bottom more smoothly tooled along the back than front.
Status:   In-Situ
Context:   Fill in Room 2.
Notebook Page:   1765
Dimensions:   H. 0.740; W. 0.780; Diam. (shield) 0.580
Material:   Marble
Date:   6 August 2010
Section:   ΒΘ
Grid:   L/4-3/14
Elevation:   53.779m.
Masl:   53.779m.
Lot:   Lot ΒΘ 194
Basket:   east:2010:b:57
Bibliography:   Hesperia 84 (2015), pp. 499-503, figs. 28-30.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 84 (2015)
Report: 2013 Excavations
Report: 2010 Excavations
Report Page: 2013 Excavations, s. 3
Images (101)
Basket: East 2010-57