[Agora Object] A 138: Step Block

Corner block. The face is picked, and shows no drafting at foot of step. The working of the anathyrosis band is not very smooth, but rather picked. At edge of joint is a smooth worked surface, not sunk ... 1933


[Agora Object] A 139: Step Block

Top surface shows practically no wear but bottom is badly worn by reuse as a paving block. Both ends show clamp position scratched on, and further back the clamps as executed. Same workmanship and series ... 1933

[Agora Object] A 140: Stylobate Block

Corner. The shorter face of the block is less well finished than the longer, hence probably faced side of building. Rectangular dowels with pour channels for column base whose diameter was about 0.56m ... 1933

[Agora Object] A 142: Stylobate Block

Rectangular dowel in bottom. Rectangular dowels for column base in top, with pour channels. Lower part of back of block projects irregularly, showing how deep paving slabs were, ca. 0.20-0.25m. Blue Hymettian ... 1933

[Agora Object] A 143: Step Block

A 138 (Ζ 30) - A 144 (Ζ 36) are from the same series. Right end of this block probably joins A 144. Blue Hymettian marble. Found at G/15-12/17 (Fall 2016). Pre-excavation, demolition of house 632b/16 ... 1933

[Agora Object] A 144: Step Block

Dowel in right end for course above still retains head. Iron hard to trace. The clamp at this end also retains some lead, both being worn down with surface of block by reuse. Blue Hymettian marble. A 138 ... 1933

[Agora Object] A 146: Euthynteria Block with Mason's Mark

Finished with anathyrosis on both ends. Of the front, the lower part is left rough, the upper rough-picked but surrounded by a smooth band. On the top, a setting line 0.155m. back from the front; in front ... 11 February 1933

[Agora Object] A 147: Antefix

The lower left corner, and a few small chips missing; otherwise complete except that a roughened band on the smooth plain back shows the point of attachment to a cover tile (?). In low relief, a thirteen-petalled ... 10 March 1933