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A 8-9:1: Hephaisteion Garden Fill

Hephaisteion Garden; fill beside wall. Loose filling encountered in rescue excavation to examine wall found during construction of public toilet in Theseion Park, outside Agora area. SIR 1991 Originally ... Second half of 4th c. B.C.


A 12:1: Roman Cellar

Subdivisions: .1=Layer 2: 3rd. c.-Hellenistic. .2=Layer 4: B.C.-A.D.: pre-Herulian ... 27 March-22 April 1936

A 12:1.1: Layer 2

Hellenistic Coins: 17 April 1936 #1 20 April 1936 #1 ... 3rd c.


A 12:1.2: Layer 4

Coins: 1 April 1936 #2 ... B.C.-A.D.: pre-Herulian


A 14:1: Well

Extract from notebook ΠΘ XIX, pp. 3644-3646. Well at 105/ΝΗ (report on sorting of pottery, July 19, 1951 - H.S. Robinson). "Not a useful well" HSR. Well dug to 1.50m., vi/9/36; dug from 1.50m. to bottom ... Early Roman; use fillings of 2nd. c. B.C. and 1st. and 4th. c. A.D.; dumped filling of late 4th. c. (HSR) Fill I: 2nd. c. B.C. Fill II-V: to second half of 4th. c. A.D. Fill VI: mixed to Byzantine.


A 14:1.1: Fill I

Coins: 23 April 1937 #1-#16 d22.80m. (bottom)-22.25m.d ... 2nd. c. B.C. POU


A 14:1.2: Fill II

Coins: 22 April 1937 #1-#5 ... Second half of 1st. c. A.D. POU


A 14:1.3: Fills III, IV, V

Coins: 9 April 1937 #1-#2 10 April 1937 #1-#2 12 April 1937 #1 Fill III (ca. 21.30m., cont. 4) period of disuse, to end 3rd. c. A.D. Fill IV (20.20-21.00m., cont. 1-3) another period of use, 4th. c. Fill ... To second half of 4th. c. A.D.

A 14:1.4: Fill VI

Coins: 9 June 1936 #2-#4 Coins from the dump: 18 May 1937 #1-#15 4 June 1937 #1, #3-#4 10 June 1937 #3-#5 d1.50m. to top.d. Mixed to Byzantine.


A 14:2: Cistern

Report on sorting of pottery, August 1951, by H.S. Robinson [nb p.3666]. Cistern discovered and dug to 1.60m., vi/10/36; dug to bottom iv/22/37-v/6/37. Diam. At mouth 0.26m.; neck begins to widen out ... 1st. c. B.C. to post-Herulian


[Deposit]  A 14:2.1

"baskets" 1-5 Coins: 22 April 1937 #7 23 April 1937 #17-#18 24 April 1937 #1 coins from Dump: 28 May 1937 #31-#32 ADDENDA Top-early 4th. c. consistent with coins of Licinius and Maximinus in good condition ... post-Herulian

[Deposit]  A 14:2.2

Coins: 26 April 1937 #1-#7 27 April 1937 #2-#5 28 April 1937 #1 ... 1st. c. B.C.-1st. c. A.D.

[Deposit]  A 14:2.3

"baskets" 11-12 Coins: 29 April 1937 #1-#2 6 May 1937 #1 d5.20m.-Bottomd. ADDENDA Bottom-see 1970 Hayes's list ... 1st. c. B.C.-1st. c. A.D.


A 16:1: Bronze casting pit and workshop

Debris filling in a bronze casting pit and workshop, characterized by mold fragments but including also a few plain vases and fragments of wine jars. Third quarter of 4th. c. BC ... Ca. 350-325 B.C.


A 16:2: Cistern channel fill

Filling in eastern channel at W. end of casting pit A 16:1. Early Roman (1st c. A.D.) but with some later disturbances (3rd. and 4th. c. A.D. and Byz.). P 25747 (VG thinks strayed from A 16:1) ... 1st. c. A.D.


A 16:3: Well

Hole (Well) and adjoining water channel with 4th c. pottery, probably a dumped fill. B 1199 has been placed with A 16:1 ... 31 May 1956


A 16:4: Cistern

Listed in notebook as at 6/ΛΗ but later found to be at 12/ΛΗ. Originally B 16:1 Subdivisions: .1=Upper filling and Dump .2=Lower filling ... Ca. 150 B.C.


A 16:4.1: Upper Filling and Dump

According to dates of finding: 'Mixed Greek and Roman'.


A 16:4.2: Lower filling

Chronology based VG's analysis of jars and stamps, 12 June 1957. P 25802: Pergamene and Arretine fragments, recorded along with the wine jars, but the pottery apparently not kept separate and these pieces ... To ca. 140 B.C.


A 17:1: Well

A well on the lower slope of the Hill of the Nymphs, to 7.90m. The scanty use filling at the bottom contained water jars and pitchers as well as the inventoried objects; above it was about 5.00m. of collapsed ... Second quarter of 6th. c. B.C.


A 17:2: Well

A well in the industrial area of the Areopagus, about 7.00m. west of the West Bath, to a depth of 14.60m. This well was the direct successor to A 17:1, replacing it when it collapsed. The use filling at ... Second quarter 6th. c.


A 17:2.1: Pit above well

Diam. ca. 2.00m.


A 17:2.2: POU

Diam. of well ca. 1.00m.


A 17:3: Pit

Pit, partly cleared; dumped filling of first half of 3rd. c. B.C., but with considerable material of the 4th. c. Hellenistic. Coins: 7 April 1956 #1-#9 ... 4th-3rd c. B.C.


A 18-19:1: Ostrakon Area

Pit in the valley between the Areopagus and the Hill of the Nymphs. Large cutting in bedrock with 540 ostraka, mainly of the late eighties of the 5th. c. B. C. Much pottery, principally of the early 5th ... Ca. 500-450 B.C.


A 18:1: Cistern

Cistern in the valley between the Areopagus and the Hill of the Nymphs. Coins: 6 May 1947 #6-#7 Dump Subdivisions: .1=Fill 1, Early Roman. .2=Fill 2 .3=Fill 3, 2nd. c. B.C ... 25-30 April 1947


A 18:1.1: Fill 1

Coins: 25 April 1947 #1 26 April 1947 #1-#5 28 April 1947 #1-#3

A 18:1.2: Fill 2

Not a group, one object only. Dug bedrock. Coins: 29 April 1947 #1


A 18:1.3: Fill 3

Coins: 29 April 1947 #2-#4 30 April 1947 #1-#2 ... 2nd. c. B.C.

A 18:2: Cremation

Grave. RSY Grave 50 ... Archaic period/beginning of the last quarter of the 6th century


A 18:3: Sacrificial Pyre

Sacrificial pyre, disturbed; a small pyxis (P 14864) is close to that from B 18:4. First half of 4th. c. B.C., perhaps first quarter ... First half 4th. c. B.C.


A 18:4: Pit grave

Mycenaean grave to west of House N, room 5. SAI ... Myc. III C:1


A 18:5: Well and packing behind tiles

Note of 20-III-52 (deposit nb): Have looked up notebook pp. 1101 ff. The fill of this well was certainly Roman, also some part of the fill behind the tiles - but is that only a part tunneled as a passage ... 2nd-3rd c. A.D.


A 18:6: Pit

Nb page 5044: Great shapeless pit with a well (62/Ξ) at its bottom which we were unable to dig because it was too dangerous. Fill in the pit was of sand and white ash. The finds and pottery 4th. and perhaps ... Late 4th.-early 3rd. c.


A 18:7: Pit/Drain A

A drain pit with red gravely fill. Coins: 5 April 1939 #1-#8 ADDENDA: See also tins Lot ΝΝ 70, ΝΝ 71. ADDENDA: P 14822 probably also belongs ... Mixed Hellenistic to Roman.

A 18:8: Tiled shaft and pit

This shaft in the NE corner of House A, Room III, depth of one tile, is perhaps connected with drain A. Coins: 13 May 1940 #1-#13 14 May 1940 #2-#101 ... Early 3rd. c. B.C.

A 18:9: Sacrificial Pyre

Grave over drain A1 (House A). Date based on the fact that the lopas has the upturned handle and the flat rather than domed lid, not found in examples from the later pyres. LT Originally A 20:2 ... First half of 4th. c. B.c.


A 19:1: Sacrificial Pyre

Pyre(?) in House N, S.W. Room. QUESTION P 34182-P 34185 are from another house, another room? How did they get into this deposit. Notebook ref? ... First quarter of the 4th c. B.C.