Agora Object: I 5998
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   I 5998
Inventory Number:   I 5998
Section Number:   Θ 1883
Title:   Prytany Decree Fragment
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragment of fragmentary stele.
Broken into several fragments; the face trimmed down to a depth of 0.02-0.025m., except for a band at the left edge.
This band eaten by cesspool acids along left edge on upper fragment only, (fragment a).
Sides toothed; back roughly picked.
Hymettian marble.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Found against wall of Room 3 of the Civic Offices. Re-used as threshold of door of Room 3 in front of west end of Middle Stoa (house f). Smashed by diggers of a Turkish cesspool; lower part left in situ, middle part dispersed, upper part found built nto wall of cesspool.
Negatives:   Leica, XXXI-20, XXXI-23, XXXI-21, XXXI-22
Dimensions:   H. (as reworked for threshold block) 1.20; Lett. H. (lines 1-20) 0.006, (lines 21-25) 0.007; W. (at level of citation) 0.47
Chronology:   279/8 B.C.
Date:   10 June 1947
Section:   Θ
Grid:   Θ:8/ΚΓ
Bibliography:   Shear (1994), p. 241, no. 70.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), p. 1, no. 1.
    Agora XV, no. 76, p. 87.
References:   Publication: Agora XV
Publication: Hesperia 17 (1948)
Publication Page: Agora 15, s. 99, p. 87
Publication Page: Agora 15, s. 497, p. 485
Card: I 5998