Agora Object: A 1974
Inventory Number:   A 1974
Section Number:   ΣΑ 1727
Title:   Monument Base: Ionic
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   A small fragment of the torus missing; minor chips; otherwise intact.
The base consists of a lower member, on which rests a torus, cut from the same block. The middle section of the torus is worked horizontally in four flat fasciae. Traces of red paint here. At top of torus a shallow concave molding with traces of green paint. A small circular area at center of top and of bottom left rough-picked. No dowel cuttings. Remains of thin stucco (whitewash?) over part of cylindrical member that was towards outer face of wall.
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   Found at P/7-9/1 (Fall 2016).
Context:   Built into north wall of Predecessor of Square Building, resting on Poros wall crown, A 1975 (ΣΑ 1732).
Notebook Page:   954-956, 2204
Negatives:   Leica, LIII-100
PD Number:   PD 976
Dimensions:   H. 0.30, (lower member of base) 0.19; Diam. 0.57
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   11 August 1949
Section:   ΣΑ
Bibliography:   Barletta (2017), p. 182, fig. 191, n. 128.
    Hesperia Suppl. 20 (1982), pp. 88-92, pl. 13 e.
    Hesperia 38 (1969), p. 188, pl. 49 c.
    Agora XXVII, no. Arch1, pp. 30, 31, 113, ill. 10, pls. 6 b, 20.
References:   Publications (4)
Drawing: PD 976 (DA 243)
Images (4)
Card: A 1974
Card: A 1974