Agora Object: A 2492
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   A 2492
Inventory Number:   A 2492
Section Number:   ΗΑ 45
    ΗΑ 60
Title:   Iconostasis Lintel Fragments
Category:   Architecture Marble
Description:   a) Elaborate braid design carved on a face that forms an obtuse angle with the soffit.
Additional fragments found October 1954, and numbered ΗΑ 60. Carved on one side with an elongated palmette pattern; on the adjacent face with interlocking squares enclosing rosettes. A joining fragment was plastered to the piece from the N.W. pier, and a small piece found nearby joins this. All joined before rebuilding into Church.
From the Church of the Holy Apostles.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   a) (ΗΑ 45) Sanctuary, central part, between floors of Church of Holy Apostles. (ΗΑ 60) Many additional joining fragments found October 1954; one piece built into N.W. pier, in upper part; others from debris inside church; two from marble pile.
Negatives:   Leica, 80-115, 80-116, 80-117, 80-118, 80-119, 80-120
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. a) 0.10
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Byzantine
Date:   a) (ΗΑ 45) 29 July 1954
(ΗΑ 60) October 1954
Section:   ΗΑ
Period:   Byzantine
Bibliography:   Agora XX, frag. a) p. 16, no. D, pl. 11, a, b; frag. b) p. 16, no. E, pl. 11, c, d.
References:   Publication: Agora XX
Publication Page: Agora 20, s. 30, p. 16
Monument: Church of the Holy Apostles
Images (14)
Card: A 2492
Card: A 2492