[Agora Deposit] J 5:1: Crossroads Well

Located at the bifurcation of the Panathenaic Way and West Road.Byzantine fill (9th-10th century) in upper 5.70m. with a series of Classical to Hellenistic accumulations below. Coins: 10 July 1971 #861 ... 14 June-27 July 1971

[Agora Deposit] J 5:1.4: Lower Accumulation and POU

Represents excavated levels V-IX. Coins: 5 July 1971 #857 ... Late 5th c.-300 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] J 12:3: Hole

Hole in bedrock; dumped filling used in leveling. Probably a natural water line, tending to wash out, has been cut back for various purposes, and finally all filled in to make level bedding for 4th c., ... Ca. 350-270 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] K-L 18-20:1: Drain System

Accumulated fillings in a system of underground drains at west end of section ΔΔ with northward continuation into and across Section Υ. The filling in the "underground passages" in section ΔΔ appears to ... 3rd c. B.C. 2nd c A.D.


[Agora Deposit] L 17:7: Aischines Street Cistern: South Chamber

Date of filling early third c. B.C. Little pottery. Seven stamped amphora handles. Latest coin dates in first third of 3rd c. One small fragment of moldmade bowl of undetermined type. Coins: 12 August ... 310-220 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] M 18:2: Fill

Hellenistic Fill at 70/ΛΣΤ. Fill in irregular hollow. Pottery resembles Sullan debris, but lack of late duoviri handles suggests deposit slightly predates the sack. Coins 6 March 1937 #1-#4 ... Late 2nd c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] M 21:1: Komos Cistern

Komos Cistern at 66/Κ, on the north slope of the Areopagus. Homogeneous fill. Thirty-four stamped amphora handles. Eight Histiaian tetrobols, dating 170-160 at the earliest, found near top, possibly an ... Last quarter of 3rd c. B.C.-Early 2nd century B.C.

[Agora Deposit] M 23:1: Cistern in NW Corner of Byzantine Building

Chamber of water system with one blind tunnel and two cisterns connected by tunnel. Pottery consistent throughout, late Hellenistic. Late 2nd c. B.C. Ten stamped amphora handles. Most of bowls long-petal ... 100-75 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] M-N 15:1: South Stoa II: Building Fill

South Stoa II Construction Fill. About 85 stamped amphora handles, many with parallels in building fills of Middle Stoa and Stoa of Attalos. Fragments of long-petal bowls confirm date after mid-2nd c ... To ca. 140 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] M-N 18:1: Cistern at 75/ΜΓ

Cistern at 75/ΜΓ connected with cistern N 18:3 by tunnel. Only coin is Bioiotian dating between 220 and 197. Only indications of date are 1st c. lamps, two long-petal bowls, and fragments of early Roman ... 1st. c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] N 19:1: Cistern

Dumped filling of late 2nd c. B.C.; Roman Group F, dumped filling of second quarter to end of 1st c. B.C. on the lower northeast slope of the Areopagus. Diameter at bottom -3.20m Upper fill: Latest coins ... Second quarter to end of 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 19:1.1: Upper fill

Baskets 1-21 (containers 1-20). The following objects, although listed in deposit notebook as being from level .1, are from depths within the .2 range: MC 318, MC 433-MC 437, T 1309, T 1394, T 1396, IL ... 110 to early 1st c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] N 19:1.2: Middle fill

Baskets 22-53 (containers 21-47). Abandonment of cistern. Includes finds from NW channel leading out of 84/ΝΣΤ (containers 50-51). The following objects, although listed in deposit notebook as being from ... 125-86 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] N 20:2: Cistern

Construction filling of well N 20:3 which was dug through this cistern; a few later sherds at upper levels may result from late repairs to well tiling. Coins: 6 April 1938 #14-#15 8 April 1938 #4 Some ... Second half 1st c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] N 20:4: Mask Cistern

Dumped fillings thrown in during second quarter of 1st c. B.C. containing mostly debris resulting from Sulla's sack in 86 B.C. Agora XXIX, p. 464: Four fills distinguished during excavations ... but seemingly ... Late 2nd c. and early 1st c. B.C. POU; 110-75 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 20:6: Cistern at 60/ΙΕ

Cistern at 60/ΙΕ; bell-shaped cistern with a channel 1.65m high and 4.60m long, leading to a dead end against bedrock. This channel runs north with a slight curve to the east and looks as though it was ... Second half of 3rd c. B.C.-Early 2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 20:7: Cistern at 67/ΙΗ

At 67/ΙΗ, at the northeast slope of the Areopagus. Cistern with drawshaft, 4.60m deep. The drawshaft had been cleared to bottom in the eighteenth or nineteenth century, and some of the fill in the main ... Most second half of 3rd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 21:4: Satyr Cistern

Cistern with two tunnels, the one entering its neck cut off by an early Roman well, the other, at the bottom not excavated. Chamber conical in shape, with a depressed draw basin in the center of the floor ... Early Roman-3rd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] N 21:4.3: Lower fill

'Lower fill' on deposit list. Containers 8-33, (34 mouth of lower passage). Coins: 9 May 1939 #1-#3, #5, #7, #9 10 May 1939 #1 11 May 1939 #1-#2 12 May 1939 #1-#2 13 May 1939 #2-#3(?) 15 May 1939 #1-#6 ... Ca. 250-215 B.C.


[Agora Deposit] O 16:3: Tiled Well at South Edge of EW Road

Tiled Well at S edge of E-W Road, 73/ΜΗ. Contemporary upper and lower fills separated by layer of sterile mud. Latest coin dates ca. 200. Koan amphora handle with stamped handle dates slightly after 200 ... 210-160


[Agora Deposit] O 17:5: Phaidon Street Cistern: North Chamber

Phaidon Street Cistern: North Chamber Sullan destruction debris. One of two chambers connected by tunnel. Two latest coins date to 87/86. Gray ware lamp of first quarter of 1st c. A.D. indicates disturbance ... 2nd c. B.C.


[Agora Deposit] O 17:6: Phaidon Street Cistern: South Chamber

Phaidon Street Cistern: South Chamber. Connected by tunnel to O 17:5. Knidian stamped amphora handle; fragments of five long-petal bowls, one made in worn mold. Type 35 A lamp. Coins 9 August 1957 #1-#3 ... Late 2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O 17:7: Cistern with Cesspool in Ψ

Cistern and drawshaft connected by tunnel; used in modern times as cesspool. No stratigraphy noted, but pottery from first five boxes excavated is later than that from boxes 6-18. 11 stamped amphora handles ... Hellenistic and Late Hellenistic

[Agora Deposit] O 20:3: Well at 67/ΛΓ

Well at 67/ΛΓ on the northeast slope of the Areopagus. Connected with the same cistern system as O 20:2. Dug as several fills but probably a continuous accumulation Coin 28 May 1938 #1 (?) Illegible N ... 300-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] O-R 7-10: Construction Fill

Square Peristyle (Square Building) Constructions fill + other (square peristyle area); fragmentary and with some earlier material but in the main, where undisturbed, a homogenous deposit. Coins: 26 May ... Βefore 300 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] P-R 6-12: Stoa Construction Fill

Stoa Construction Fills (n.b. for all Stoa and pre-Stoa fills later than construction filling of Square Peristyle see P-R 6-12) Over 100 stamped amphora handles in fill. No long-petal bowls, but one fragment ... Before ca. 150 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 9:4: Foundation of South Stylobate of Square Building

Trench for foundation of south stylobate of Square Building (between Piers 12-13) ... Late 3rd-early 2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] Q 12:1: Well by Stoa Pier 3.

Well by Stoa Pier 3. Mouth was discovered in 1950 (p. 2273). Between first and second POU; no joins between the groups, which were separated by nearly sterile fill. No apparent chronological difference ... Mid-2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] R 21:2: Cistern at 37/ΛΒ

Cistern on the lower Acropolis slopes, west of Panathenaic Way; dumped filling of 1st century B.C. Bottom diameter 3.90m. Cistern with connecting draw-shaft and a dead end tunnel dates from Late Hellenistic ... 1st century B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D 5:2: Drawshaft

Cistern system, 88/ΝΓ (shaft and passages). Apparently a dumped filling of Roman times, drawn mostly from some Hellenistic deposit. Coins: 31 March 1937 #1-#5 1 April 1937 #4-#5 3 April 1937 #1-#2 5 April ... Hellenistic and Roman, 4th c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] D 11:1: Well

Well-shaft abandoned before use because of crumbling of rock. From top to 15.00m. a dumped fill predominantly early Roman but containing material of late 1st c. B.C. to mid-1st c. A.D. A rock filled shaft ... 1st c. B.C. to mid-1st c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] D 19:2: Well

Well on the lower west slope of the Areopagus. Tiled well. The tiles were carefully made and clamped together with lead, two clamps at each joint. Several fills but apparently all 2nd c. Material in lowest ... Late 2nd to early 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] D-E 15:1: Great Drain Fillings

Great Drain: fillings in south part of section; Martyrs I, II and III, all layers (essentially no difference in the layers). Pottery sorted and recorded by H.A. Thompson 12 may 1950: "Having gone through ... Second half of 2nd c. B.C.-Early 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 5:2: Cistern in ΛΛ

Cistern connected by tunnel to another chamber filled in Byzantine period. Small Hellenistic deposit on floor. somewhat contaminated by Byzantine fill above No stamped amphora handles later than 3rd c.; ... 250-190 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 6:1: East Chamber at 69/Λ

Cistern System #3: East Chamber at 69/Λ, joined by a crooked passage to 69/ΛΣΤ. Under the southwest corner of the Hellenistic Building to the north of the Temple of Hephaistos ... 175-125 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 10:1: Manhole, Channel Mouth 4

Water channel in north part of Section: Channel Mouth 4. Coins: 22 February 1936 #16-#18 24 February 1936 #1-#2 Twenty stamped amphora handles; type 38 lamp; type 56 A lamp; over half of bowls long-petal ... 120-86 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 14:1: Cistern

Cistern at the southeast foot of Kolonos Agoraios. Nbp. 2369: Two chamber cisterns, 88/ΛΔ and 100/ΚΘ, united by a long straight passage running almost due N-S. A draw shaft at 95/ΚΘ is set just off the ... Use filling of late 4th-early 3rd c. B.C. Accumulative fillings of late 3rd-early 2nd and late 1st c. B.C. Upper dumped filling of 3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] E 14:1.1: Upper Roman fill

Both in cistern and in passage 88/ΛΔ-95/ΚΘ-100/ΚΘ. Use filling of late 4th-early 3rd c. B.C.; accumulative fillings of 3rd c. and of late 1st c. B.C.; dumped filling of 4th.c. A.D ... Upper dumped filling of 3rd c. A.D., but with earlier material

[Agora Deposit] E 14:1.2: Lower Hellenistic fill

Cumulative fillings of late 3rd-early 2nd and late 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 14:3: Drawshaft, "Kybele Cistern"

Cistern-shaft at the southeast foot of Kolonos Agoraios. Nbp. 2369: Two chamber cisterns, 88/ΛΔ and 100/ΚΘ, united by a long straight passage running almost due N-S. A draw shaft at 95/ΚΘ is set just ... Upper fill, Late Roman with some Hellenistic. Middle fill, Sullan debris to last quarter of 1st c. B.C. Lower fill, 4th-3rd c. B.C.=POU and abandonment

[Agora Deposit] E 14:3.1: Upper fill

Late Roman (3rd c. A.D) with some Hellenistic

[Agora Deposit] E 14:3.2: Middle fill

Sullan debris to last quarter of 1st c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 15:7: Well C

A small concentration of pottery in lowest 1.80m., possibly a use fill. Three fills above, with little pottery, ranging from Hellenistic to late Roman in date. Coins: 26 February 1934 #4-#6 27 February ... 325-200 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 29:4: House of Greek Mosaic

Stroses I, II, III, IV in Court J (below marble chip layer), House of Greek Mosaic. No independently datable objects. Estimated Grid ... Early 3rd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 12:3: Well

Associated with the Tholos. Originally a well but after it had been in use for a short time the shaft was partially filled in and the upper part widened to form a large cistern. The pottery falls into ... 335-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 12:3.2: Chamber Floor

1.00m. of fill at bottom of cistern chamber ... sealed in by 6.00m. of sterile bedrock. Coins: 20 April 1934 #1 ... 310-275 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] F 13:3: Well 9

Well near southwest corner of market square; successive use fillings, and dumped filling. Lower use filling, second half of 4th century B.C. Main use filling, second quarter of 2nd century B.C. to shortly ... 10 April-31 May 1935

[Agora Deposit] B 20:2: Drawshaft

Filling in a cistern chamber in the area west of the Areopagus. Main dumped fill of 2nd. c. B.C., with small amount of later material in uppermost 1.00m. A connecting passage contained some material of ... 2nd. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 20:7: Well

Grid notation in error as 99/ΚΑ sometimes. A well (diameter 1.20m; diameter inside tiles at bottom 0.85m) in the industrial area west of the Areopagus, at the bottom of the valley, about 10.00m. east of ... 3rd. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 20:7.1: Fills 1, 2, 3

Coins: 1 June 1946 #10 ... 325-200 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] B 22:4: Late Hellenistic Cistern in ΝΝ

Cistern with two fills. Lower fill in cone on floor, with dumped upper fill above. Coins: 27 April 1940 #3-#5 14 May 1940 #5-#6 15 May 1940 #3-#7 17 May 1940 #11-#13 20 May 1940 # 8-#9 21 May 1940 #1 ... Late Hellenistic

[Agora Deposit] B 22:4.2: Lower fill

In use up to the time of Sulla? Coins: 20 May 1940 # 8-#9 21 May 1940 #1 ... 1st. c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] C 8:2: Manhole and Gallery

Cistern System #1b: Shaft/manhole and gallery at 18-19/ΞΑ-ΞΓ. Objects divided between the two features, shaft and gallery, according to deposit notebook list, not according to remarks on cards. 22 February ... Late 1st c. B.C.-early 1st c. A.D.


[Agora Deposit] G 5:3: "Bone Well"

Second century B.C. fill with early 13th c. A.D. fill in mouth. The Byzantine objects from the mouth are P 13713-P 13718, L 3585. Lower fill contained bones of many infants and dogs. The bones from this ... Mid-2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 12:6: Rubbish Pit

Indicated as "Grave 6" in notebook but recognized as not a grave: "probably a rubbish pit" [deposit notebook summary]. Concentration of pottery, burning, animal bones, snail shells and seashells, probably ... Late 4th-early 3rd c B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 14:2: Well

Tiled well near the SW corner of the market square between the Southwest Fountain House and the Great Drain, three fills noted: lower fill of earth and stones with a few fragments only of coarse pottery ... 4th-2nd c. B.C. 100-70 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] G 14:2.2: Middle fill

Coins: 16 April 1932 #1 ... First quarter 4th. c.-2nd c. B.C.

[Agora Deposit] H-K 12-14: Middle Stoa Building Fill

Middle Stoa Building Fill (with filling to S) (See also Κ: H-I-J 14-15 and Λ: K-M 13-14) This deposit is not definitive and must be considered with the above deposits before details are entered into database; ... To ca. 180 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] I-J 14-15: Filling

Exploration in the peristyle of the Heliaea (1960); evidence for rebuilding in the third quarter of the 4th c. B.C. with some disturbance as late as 1st-2nd c. A.D. Date of reconstruction ca. 325 B.C ... Ca. 350- 325 B.C.