Agora Object: I 605
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   I 605
Inventory Number:   I 605
Section Number:   Η' 123
    Ε 324
Title:   Decree Fragments
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed stele with ornamental pediment.
Decree honoring Kephisodoros; non-stoichedon.
Fragment Η' 123 a), the bottom is broken off.
The top is finished above with a pediment with central and lateral finials. The back is rough, the sides finely picked, and the top much weathered as through water worn.
A space of one, sometimes two, letters is left vacant between clauses. The bar of the "alpha" is consistently bent.
Parts of forty-three lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment Η' 123 b), broken at the top, bottom, left side and back. Right side dressed with tooth chisel.
Parts of seven lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment c) (Ε 324), broken on all sides.
Parts of eleven lines of the inscription preserved.
Hymettian marble.
ADDENDA I 834 and I 909 also belongs.
Cf. Hesperia 26 (1957), p. 62.
Notes:   a) (Η' 123) 21/ΛΕ
b) (Η' 123) 21/ΛΕ
a) (Η' 123a) J 7
b) (Η' 123b) J 7
c) (Ε 324) H 9
a) (Η' 123) 53.80m.
b) (Η' 123) 53.80m.
Context:   a-b) (Η' 123), found at a late Roman level, at the west of the Temple of Ares.
c) (Ε 324), found during exploration inside the porch of the Hellenistic Metroon, probably from the disturbed upper Byzantine levels.
Negatives:   Leica, 3-116, 83-448, III-67, XXIV-66
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.85; H. b) 0.094, c) 0.132; Lett. H. a) 0.006; W. (of pediment) 0.526, (at height of line 1) 0.468, (at height of line 29) 0.479, b) 0.097, c) 0.091; Th. a) 0.15, b) 0.068, c) 0.032, (of dressed edges) 0.075
Chronology:   196/5 B.C.
Date:   a) (Η' 123a-b) 24 March 1933
c) (Ε 324) 9 May 1933
Section:   Η'
Grid:   Η':21/ΛΕ
    J 7
    H 9
Elevation:   53.80m.
Masl:   53.8m.
Bibliography:   Tracy (1990), p. 84.
    AgoraPicBk 10 (1966), fig. 22.
    Hesperia 5 (1936), p. 419, no. 15.
    Agora III, p. 174.
    Agora XVI, no. 261, p. 363, pl. 28.
    IG II3,1,5, frag. a) 1292a, frag. c) 1292b.
Published Type:   Hesperia 26 (1957), p. 62.
    I 83
    I 909
References:   Publications (5)
Publication Pages (4)
Images (8)
Notebook: Ε-4-BIS
Notebook: Η'-2
Notebook Pages (4)
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