Fragment of a small cornice block, broken all around; the corona broken off; at the back a small rough-picked area; two dentils are preserved.
Upper part of cyma recta (?), ca. 0.075m.
Ovolo, ... 20 April 1931
Broken at the top. Made to stand upright; in the bottom, an iron dowel, of which projects a part.
On one side of the wide faces is a longitudinal groove, double, with a ridge in the center. On the narrow ... 9 June 1931
The larger fragment, c), is broken at both ends, as is the scroll underneath. Part of the finished top is preserved. It is flattened and well dressed at the back. The front has a raised ... 17 June 1931, 3 July 1931
Preservation: Fragment includes small ovolo, taenia, regula and three guttae. The top and right side are preserved, dressed surfaces.
Moldings: (from top to bottom)
Small ovolo, H. 0.016m.
Taenia, H. 0.044m ... 18 June 1931
Anathyrosis band preserved at both ends, rough-picked in back, which is cut away apparently for lightening (?). Bottom resting surface smooth finished; top rough-picked, smoother on sloping portion over ... 2 July 1931
Both ends of the block preserved, with anathyrosis band, the lower resting surface remains to a thickness of 0.14m.; the profile under the corona is preserved, and the start of the corona, with two mutules ... 2 July 1931
Cornice block from inside corner. Preserved in all dimensions; two sides with anathyrosis at right angles to each other; on the two sides without anathyrosis the stone is cut away, perhaps for lightening, ... 14 July 1931
Two opposite faces preserved, one much broken, other completely preserved. Anathyrosis on both ends. Cuttings for setting object in top, perhaps a tripod.
Cf. A 66.
Found at I/14-10/16 ... 1931
Corner block with triglyphs on both faces preserved in full dimensions though broken. Inner surfaces rough-picked; top, toothed chisel.
Dowel hole and mason's marks very carefully cut (se drawing) on top ... 27 July 1931
End block. Broken into two pieces. Three faces of the block are finished with a cornice-like molding; the fourth has anathyrosis and two T-clamps.
The top, which is worn smooth from later use, has cuttings ... 1931
Bed picked smooth; anathyrosis on left hand. First class work.
From the Choregic Monument of Nikias.
House 634/17. 29 Leica ... 1931
Two fragments of huge bead and reel, from the same monument.
a) Broken both sides and back.
b) Part of one very large bead and an adjacent reel.
Cf. A 3384.
a) At surface. b) Demolition ... 3 February 1932, 4 February 1953
Clay mold for relief with ship scene.
Cf. T 3121 and T 3660. Leica ... 19 March 1932
Sides and back broken; height preserved.
Painted bead and reel along edge of bottom surface.
Coarse, buff clay, carefully painted in red and black on a fine greenish cream slip.
A 418 (Α 909, from Cave) ... 4 August 1931
From inside corner. Length and depth fully preserved; moldings partly preserved. Fasciae worked with toothed chisel and drafted smooth at top and bottom.
Anathyrosis on end splay to receive another corner ... 7 March 1932
Full height preserved.
Rim of echinus cut almost vertical and has a deep V-groove under the abacus instead of curving in. The trachelion is unfluted and flares upward slightly. Top of abacus worked smooth ... August-September 1932
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two small fragments, a bit of the upper worked surface (?) preserved on a); other edges broken. A shallow cavetto above a cyma reversa; on the former, traces of color; on the latter a Lesbian leaf pattern, ... 15 March 1933
Top surface rough-picked to edge.
Bottom surface rough-picked, with a finished bearing surface. Beveled dowel cutting. Arrises, with a given spacing, wider at the bottom.
Found at I/2-7/3 ... 23 March 1933
Preserved along one side, which has a raised edge nearly to one end. Other edges broken.
Coarse brick red clay, with buff slip (?).
Near the edge, the mark of the paw of an animal, made in the soft clay ... 3 April 1933
Fragment with regula with guttae.
One side preserved with anathyrosis; top rough-picked to within 0.035m. from edge. Fragmentary evidence of a mason's mark (probably letters) on top surface. Evidence ... 5 April 1933
Dimensions fully preserved; lower corners and a few chips missing.
At the bottom of the back surface are two triangular cuttings apparently for fitting to the roof tile.
In low relief: petaled palmette ... 5 April 1933
One end preserved, with anathyrosis. Surface of corona roughened apparently to receive color, for slight trace of red is visible.
Full height preserved; the mason's mark Ε (other letters broken away) incised ... 5 April 1933
Complete width and thickness preserved; top broken away.
Seven-petaled palmette rising from acanthus.
At the lower corners of the back, two triangular cuttings, apparently for fitting to the roof tile, ... 1933
Broken at both ends; the stamp impressed lengthwise of the tile on its upper flat surface.
Ν Μ Η Τ Ρ Ι Θ Ε Ω [Ν]
Σ Κ Α Ι Α Μ Μ Ω Ν [Η]
Cf. A 136, A 164 and SS 113, with the same inscription ... 28 April 1933
Small fragment, all save one complete flute and the annulets, broken away.
Very good work.
Temple of Ares.
Disturbed area above Stoa. Leica, LIX-51 ... 6 April 1933
Section preserved; both ends broken.
Cf. A 194.
Found at I/17-11/1 (Fall 2016). Leica ... 1932
Five fragments, some preserve ends and transverse sections of truncated triangular shape.
a) End and section preserved; dowel (0.047m. x 0.04m, D. 0.045m.) on bottom at end; cutting for hook clamp (L ... 1932
Fragment of flank sima with lotus-and-palmette decoration carved in low relief above a lower flat fascia.
Provenience unknown. Leica ... 1933
a) Bottom surface preserved. Painted lesbian leaf pattern, blue and red preserved on the cyma reversa.
Two small fragments, b) and c), also belong of which c) is a corner fragment from mutule with one ... 12 May 1933
Very coarse red clay with red bits; fine cream slip on soffit, face, and front part of top.
On the face a very elaborated guilloche with central palmettes, painted in black, with accessory red, on the ... 18 May 1933
Corner block. Dimensions fully preserved. Top surface worked with tooth chisel; lewis hole. At the back, the upper left corner has a cutting, apparently to receive a wooden beam. Its width continues across ... 17 May 1933
Full height preserved; width and thickness of the antefix preserved, the cover tile broken off at the back.
The nine-petalled palmette, in low relief, rises from an acanthus bed; below this decoration ... 24 May 1933