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A 172: Cornice Fragment with Mason's Mark: Doric

One end preserved, with anathyrosis. Surface of corona roughened apparently to receive color, for slight trace of red is visible. Full height preserved; the mason's mark Ε (other letters broken away) incised ... 5 April 1933

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A 1476: Molding Fragment: Painted

Top surface and perhaps surface of left edge preserved. Hawk's beak molding with traces of blue and red decoration painted directly on the stone. From Square Peristyle geison, cf. A 2414. Poros. Square ... 9 July 1949

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A 1608: Cornice Fragment

Broken to left and right. Part of via and mutule with hawk's beak molding preserved. No mason's marks. No traces of color. From Square Peristyle. Poros. From wall, S.W. corner of Byzantine Room E 1. Leica ... 24 April 1950

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A 1609: Cornice Fragment: Doric

Composed of five fragments, broken while removing from wall, block mended 1966. Bottom, back and left face preserved. Probably part of top preserved, although badly worn and cut away by later use as water ... 24 April 1950

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A 1633: Column Fragment

Upper end with square dowel hole preserved. Broken below. Surface stippled to take stucco. Unfluted. To be assigned to predecessor of Square Building. Cf. A 1634 (ΣΑ 1055). Poros. East of Stoa, Room 17, ... 12 May 1950

A 1634: Column Fragment

Part of upper (?) surface with square dowel at center. Broken below. About half circumference preserved. Unfluted. Surface stippled to take stucco. To be assigned to predecessor of Square Building (?) ... 29 July 1949

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A 1645: Wall Crown with Molding: Painted

One end broken away; edges chipped. Anathyrosis on preserved end. Overhanging cornice on both sides; transition to resting surface on one side plain vertical, on the other cavetto and vertical. Considerable ... 25 May 1950

A 1664: Anta Capital Fragment: Doric

One front corner remains with complete profile of hawk's beak. Travertine-like limestone presumably to be stuccoed. From Square Peristyle, South Stoa II. From a marble pile to east of south end of Stoa ... 28 June 1950

A 1668: Pan Tile Fragment with Painted Inscription

Broken all around. Fragment from a Laconian pan tile with brown glaze on upper surface. Letters written in cream paint over glaze Cut between north stylobate of Square Building and Valerian Wall Layer ... 29 July 1950

A 1686: Water Pipe Fragments

Three fragments, not from the same piece of pipe. a) Mended from several pieces preserving a considerable part of one section; inset flange on the preserved end. b) Fragment from another similar, also ... July 1950

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A 1824: Regula Fragment with Guttae

Two guttae, and part of regula and taenia preserved. From Square Peristyle, South Stoa II. Poros. Cf. A 2925. Disturbed fill. Leica, 93-56-16 (15) PD 1552 ... May 1951

A 1887: Mosaic Pavement Fragment

Broken all around, but full thickness apparently preserved. A bedding of rough stones about the size of a man's fist, over which a thick layer of cement has been poured. In this cement flat stones from ... May 1951

A 1936: Cornice Fragment with Mason's Mark

Top, left side, mutule and via, and front surface preserved, but front surface broken at corner, and at top and bottom. From a horizontal cornice. A large letter, Κ, on slightly rough top surface. Traces ... 14 February 1952

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A 1946: Cornice Fragment

Broken at top, back and sides. Part of mutule, one gutta, and lower part of front fascia preserved. Hard gray limestone with many holes in it. Surface very fresh. From Square Peristyle. Same series as ... 10 March 1952

A 1963: Cornice Fragment: Painted

Broken at sides, front and back. Red on plain soffit, blue on mutule. One gutta preserved. From raking cornice (?) of Square Peristyle. See A 1926 (Τ1097) and A 1946 (Τ 1217); series of A 137 and A 172; ... 9 April 1952

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A 1973: Triglyph Fragment

Some of the upper part of a triglyph and a bit of the adjacent metope. Hard buff travertine. From same building, Square Peristyle, South Stoa, as cornice A 1926 etc., A 1824 etc., A 2924, A 2931 and ... 28 April 1952

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A 1974: Monument Base: Ionic

A small fragment of the torus missing; minor chips; otherwise intact. The base consists of a lower member, on which rests a torus, cut from the same block. The middle section of the torus is worked horizontally ... 11 August 1949

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A 2006: Capital Fragment: Doric

Part of resting surface, of three flutes and of annuli remain. Probably to be associated with the many cornice fragments and one triglyph of similar stone and workmanship. Retains traces of late Roman ... 5th c. B.C. (?).

A 2011: Roof Tile Fragment: Inscribed

Fragment from cover tile of Laconian type. Buff clay with buff grit; reddish brown glaze wash on upper surface. Inscribed in pale buff clay on upper surface: ΤΟ Π. Cf. A 1668; also A 432, A 433a, b, ... 9 June 1952

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A 2013: String Course Block

Apparently from a string course above orthostates. Dressed smooth for joint with stone on under side; rough-picked on top, perhaps to carry brick. One face is smooth-dressed, the other lightly stippled ... June 1952

A 2096: Column Drum Fragment: Doric

Small fragment from face of drum preserving parts of three flutings; broken on all other sides. The arris brought to an edge as sharp as the material permitted. Surface finished with toothed chisel. Surface ... 12 August 1952

A 2185: Triglyph Fragment

Fragment of outer glyph, broken above, below and at left, and behind. Parts of three faces preserved with traces of blue paint. Very much worn. From Square Peristyle. Poros. Exact provenience unknown, ... January 1953

A 2210: Cornice Fragment

Small fragment preserving part of face of cornice and three guttae; broken at sides; top and back. Hard white poros; bright blue paint on underside of mutule. From Square Peristyle. Same as A 1926, A 1946, ... 20 February 1953

A 2239: Triglyph Fragment

Small fragment preserves part of original bottom, of one fascia and half of channel at each side. From Square Peristyle. Hard gray poros. Cf. A 2209 (Τ 1808), triglyph of same material and workmanship ... 31 March 1953

A 2320: Cornice Fragment

Fragment of mutule and two guttae. Original top. Broken at front, back, and right end. Joint surface at left. Half of mutule on next block. Via partly preserved at right. Light buff poros with holes in ... 12 May 1953

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A 2330: Cornice Fragment

Greatest part of one mutule preserved with right and back edge and lower part of the molding above; eight guttae preserved; some completely, some partly, and traces of four more. Heavy Roman cement preserved ... May 1953

A 2346: Frieze Block Fragment

Broken all around. Part of one glyph and full width of projecting fascia with edge of slot for metope. Hard poros with many holes. From Square Peristyle. Same series as A 1925 (Τ 1092), A 2239 (Τ 2026) ... 28 May 1953

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A 2405: Column Fragment: Ionic

Broken above, below and on one side. Sixteen flutes. One arris damaged in antiquity; neat bedding for repair. Marble. Built into rubble wall of late phase of Predecessor of Square Building. 931, 933, 2949, ... 2 December 1953

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A 2406: Block

Square, complete except for two chips. Smooth picked on all sides. Pentelic marble. Finished Column base at south end of rubble wall of late phase of Predecessor of Square Building. 3616, 3617 Leica PD ... 2 December 1953

A 2413: Water Pipe Sections

a) Intact except for inset flange, which is in fragment b) cemented to it. b) Joins a). Has inset flange of a), inside. Much white cement visible at joints. Cf. A 2411 (Σ 2837) and A 1686 (Σ 1403). Early ... 11 December 1953

A 2414: Molding Fragment

Fragment of hawk's beak only cut from hard gray poros. Blue and red pigment is fresh. From Square Peristyle, cf. A 1476. Area of Stoa Pier 22, Stoa fill. 3674 Leica PD 1549 ... 26 February 1954

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A 2420: Triglyph Fragment

From an inner angle. Full height preserved, though badly broken almost all around. Of the triglyphs only the vertical member between the two is preserved. Kara stone. Cf. A 3386 and A 3387, complete blocks ... April 1954

A 2422: Cornice Fragment

Fragment preserves small part of mutule, including one edge and one gutta. The soffit of the mutule painted blue, the gutta reserved. Hard gray poros. From Square Peristyle. Stoa Pier 21, Stoa filling ... 9 March 1954

A 2424: Water Pipe

At one end, part of the next pipe remains attached. The two fastened with white plaster. Cf. A 1686 (ΣΑ 1403), A 2411 (ΣΑ 2837) and A 2413 ( ΣΑ 2889). One of the intake pipes leading into the cistern ... 1 April 1954

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A 2431: Water Pipe

Part of one pipe and the start of the next one. The two fastened together with lead. The original intake pipe leading into the west end of the passage of the cistern; Stoa Terrace opposite Piers 11-12 ... 6 April 1954

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A 2452: Wall Plaster

Scores of fragments were found. Some of the pieces have been made up into two panels. The rest are stored in a tray. The plaster is of three colors, red, black and a stippled white. Enough is preserved ... 11 December 1953

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A 2725: Column Drums

Two drums, a) lower drum, b) upper drum, found lying side by side and, since their dimensions are congruous, probably from the same column. Lower 0.20m. of lower drum left unfinished. Lead for centering ... 16 December 1953

A 2735: Cornice Fragment with Mason's Mark

The fragment preserves half the mutule, with joint surface at edge. Also full width of via. On top mason's mark: Ι. From Square Peristyle. Poros. No. 1 Poikile Street. Leica PD 1554 ... November 1958

A 2896: Cornice Fragment: Doric

Fragment from front top. Cutting for a patch at right end. Fine work. Material and workmanship as of A 2915, i.e. Square Building - South Stoa II series. Hard creamy poros. From demolition of tower of ... 21 July 1959

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A 2918: Cornice Fragment: Doric

Preserves small part of mutule with two guttae. Of soft poros and of inferior workmanship; presumably a repair or replacement to the series of A 2915. From Square Peristyle. Found in front of east half ... July 1959

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A 2921: Cornice Fragment: Doric

Fragment from crowning hawk's beak. Relieving surface on top. From Square Peristyle. From same series as A 2915. Poros. Found in front of east half of South Stoa II at level of mid 3rd c. A.D. 6566 Leica, ... July 1959

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A 2922: Molding Fragment

Hawk's beak molding, fragment of beak alone. Similar in material and profile as A 2915, but appreciably larger. Note relieving surface on top as on A 2921. Blackened by fire. From Square Peristyle. Poros ... July 1959

A 2923: Triglyph Fragment

Fragment from lower left corner preserving much of one glyph. Of same material and workmanship as A 2915. Note that the central front surface of the glyph is roughly finished with the toothed chisel; the ... July 1959

A 2924: Metope Fragment

Fragment from top front broken right, left and below. Front of head band rough finished, face of metope smooth. Same material and workmanship as A 2915. From Square Peristyle. Poros. Found in front of ... July 1959

A 2925: Architrave Fragment

Fragment of upper left corner preserving one gutta. Same material and workmanship as A 2915. From Square Peristyle. Cf. A 1824. Poros. Found in front of east half of South Stoa II at level of mid 3rd ... July 1959

A 2927: Column Drum Fragment: Doric

Small fragment preserving arris and parts of two flutings. Similar in material and workmanship to the cornice fragment A 2918 and probably, like it, a replacement of the Hellenistic period. From Square ... July 1959

A 2928: Pan Tile Fragment

Fragment from lower right corner of the tile. Buff clay with much brown grit and no surfacing. Since a number of fragments of similar tiles were found at the same level in front of the Stoa, they may ... July 1959

A 2929: Cover Tile Fragment

Fragment from lower end. Fabric as A 2928, and probably from same series. Found in front of east half of South Stoa II at level of mid 3rd c. A.D. 6566 Leica ... July 1959

A 2931: Triglyph Fragment

Small fragment retaining undercut hood between two glyphs. Material and workmanship as of A 2915 series. Square Peristyle - South Stoa. Travertine. Same: A 1973, A 2239, A 2924. Found in front of east ... July 1959

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A 3289: Column Fragment: Doric

A flake from the lower outer part of a base drum preserving parts of two flutes. Lower part of flute (0.07m.) finished delicately with the drove, upper part more carelessly. Very slight relieving surface ... 13 July 1960

A 3313: Cornice Fragment

Broken all around except top and bottom. From Square Peristyle. Poros of Akti; fair work. Traces of fire (?). Imbedded in the foundation of the eastern of the two N.-S. walls in the west part of the Heliaia, ... 18 August 1961

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A 3386: Frieze Block: Doric

Block apparently complete. Only the right end has been exposed; in its upper half the end was left rough and its front edge chamfered to take the overlapping next frieze block (?); the lower half is cut ... 18 July 1963

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A 3387: Frieze Block: Doric

Block now rests upside down so its original top is not visible. Both ends of block treated like right end of A 3386, i.e. rough in upper half and chamfered at front, square cut in lower half. Back of block ... 18 July 1963

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A 3399: Cornice Block with Mason's Mark: Doric

Top is flat with a vertical step between a lower front and a higher back part. Cyma reversa bed mold, hawk's beak crown. Cutting for two Π-clamps at each end. In each end a cutting for an end dowel, which ... 28 May 1964

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A 3400: Cornice Block

Corona has been cut away and the back part of the block reused as a water channel, the channel cut in the original underside. Preserved length of the block is probably very close to original. From Square ... 29 May 1964

A 3500: Molding Fragment

Hawk's beak from epistyle of Square Peristyle. Coarse limestone darkened by fire (?). From same series as A 2922; cf. also A 2925. Found 18.00m. from east end of South Stoa II, behind foundation of colonnade ... 22 May 1965

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A 3569: Frieze Block

Both ends and top cut away. Block comprised three triglyphs and two metopes with a triglyph in the middle. Both ends and top cut away. The block rested on a raised bearing surface in its middle above the ... 6 July 1966

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A 3570: Frieze Block

Top and one end cut away, one end broken. Back rough finished with long vertical chisel strokes of a single point. Undercutting in middle of back for a shift bar. Metope faces finished with toothed chisel; ... 6 July 1966

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A 3571: Frieze Block

Both ends and top cut away. Face of metope shows toothed chisel, face of triglyph finished with drove; back shows long vertical striations of a single point. Undercutting at middle of back for a shift ... 6 July 1966

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A 4093: Column Drum Fragment: Doric

Broken left, right, back. Top and bottom surfaces preserved. Flute with flattened arris, 4 annulets, part of echinus preserved. From Square Peristyle? White marble, similar to A 4185 (ΡΡ 136) and Α 4196 ... 26 April 1971

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A 4185: Cornice Fragment with Mason's Mark

Broken left and back, bottom worn down. Crowning molding broken away. Fascia bears red paint. Part of one mutule and one via. Gutta cut off, traces indicate their diameter. Anathyrosis on side. Mason's ...

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A 4768: Step Block

Right hand end of block preserved, broken at left. One of several step blocks from the Square Peristyle Building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of the Royal Stoa. Set upright resting on its back ... 13 November 1985

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A 4769: Step Block

Right hand end of block preserved, broken at left. One of several step blocks from the Square Peristyle Building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of the Royal Stoa. Set upright, resting on its back ... 13 November 1985

A 4770: Step Block

Broken at both left and right hand ends. One of several step blocks from Square Peristyle building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of Royal Stoa. Set upright, resting on its back face; most of top ... 13 November 1985

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A 4771: Step Block

Small portion of left end of block preserved, broken at right. One of several step blocks from the Square Peristyle Building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of the Royal Stoa. Fully exposed except ... 13 November 1985

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A 4772: Step Block

Left hand end of block preserved, broken at right. One of several step blocks from the Square Peristyle Building reused for retaining wall in forecourt of the Royal Stoa. Front face much worn but preserves ... 13 November 1985

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B 822: Dikast's Ticket

Broken off at the right. Very thin. Inscribed in punched letters. Eνεπίγραφο δικαστικό πινάκιο. Φέρει αποκρούσεις στη μία του πλευρά. Acropolis Museum Temporary Exhibition (May 2010) House C, room 4, layer ... 13 October 1947

BI 646: Bone Stylus Fragment

Broken at the eraser end. The shaft rectangular in section. Point rounded and sharp. Pier 19 east. Fill at north end of trench. Pre-Square Building fills. 5th-4th c. B.C. 919, 1125-1130 Leica ... 2 August 1949

BI 658: Bone Stylus

Sharp point broken away. The wedge-shaped end becomes square then round in section. Cut at north end of Stoa terrace, layer VII east. Pre-Square Building fills. Contemporary with semicircular base. 2329 ... 27 July 1950

BI 711: Bone Stylus

Point broken away. Long narrow eraser end; roughly rasped. Shaft worm eaten. West of Stoa pier 19, close above bedrock. 2962 Leica, 91-34-1, 91-34-(2) ... 14 August 1953

BI 725: Bone Stylus

Intact. Writing end has been resharpened. Clay flooring of room of Ballot Box. 3736 Leica ... 12 April 1954

BI 736: Bone Stylus

Intact. Round shaft with pointed and spade-shaped ends. Rough work. Area of Stoa pier 22, beneath floor of Square Building. 3756 Leica ... 21 May 1954

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BI 746: Bone Stylus

Intact. Plain spade head; neatly finished point. Οστέινη περόνη ή γραφίδα. Σχεδόν ακέραια. Well by Stoa Terrace Fountain, dump. Stoa Gallery Case 4433 Leica, color slide ... June 1955

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IL 1695: Lead Piece of Defixio

Inscribed. The inscription consists of proper names. Broken on all four sides. Found folded in about three layers. Inscribed retrograted. Well. 1335 Leica ... 2-3 July 1971

L 4613: Lamp

Hand and end of nozzle missing, otherwise intact. Double conical shape; concave top marked off by groove; pierced lug. Metallic glaze, much flaked. Type XII of Corinth collection, type 33A of Agora collection ... 9 July 1949

L 4615: Lamp

End of nozzle missing, otherwise intact. Sunken discus. Groove around rim; pierced lug; high ring foot. Thin dull glaze, somewhat flaked. Type XII of Corinth collection, type 34A of Agora collection ... 13 July 1949

L 4619: Lamp

Most of upper half preserved. Wide sunken top; nozzle flat on top, pierced lug on side. Dull black glaze, worn. Overfired gray clay. Type XII of Corinth collection, type 43B of Agora collection. Square ... 14 July 1949

L 4641: Lamp

End of nozzle and most of pierced lug at left broken away. Broad reserved groove around filling hole; under side of foot reserved. Firm metallic black to brown glaze, somewhat chipped. Type VII of Corinth ... 2 August 1949

L 4702: Hanging Lamp Fragment

Base, part of lower body and most of central pillar preserved, the last chipped at top, but preserving most of hole for suspension. Black glazed; the central pillar inside unglazed. Type 27D of Agora ... 2 May 1950

L 4753: Lamp

Part of bottom and side missing. Fragmentary. Ribs on rim; knob on right shoulder; no trace of handle. Long nozzle. Flaky black glaze inside and out. Pinkish-buff clay. Type XVIII of Corinth collection, ... 18 July 1950

L 4759: Lamp

Tip of nozzle missing; and chips; otherwise intact. Small lamp with pierced lug and sunken top. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25B' of Agora collection. East colonnade of Square Building, opposite ... 1 August 1950

L 4824: Lamp

Handle and chip of rim missing; minor chips. Narrow rounded rim which turns sharply downward. Nozzle rises noticeably. Low base, slightly concave below. Black glaze, much chipped, all over. Type IV of ... 9 June 1951

L 4826: Lamp

Mended from two pieces; a little of rim and wall, and the band handle missing. Heavy bottom, but low raised base, concave beneath. Band handle. Good black glaze, not covering base. Type 23C of Agora collection ... 6 June 1951

L 4827: Lamp Fragment

Mended from five pieces; the bottom missing, the band handle, and chips. Rather neat low lamp; the wick hole is very small. Good black glaze. Type 23A of Agora collection. ADDENDA This is not a standard ... 6 June 1951

L 4832: Lamp Fragment

Back part with roots of handle preserved. Moulded rim; ring foot with curving profile and moulded inner side; slightly convex bottom. Glazed inside out except inner side of rim, resting surface and bottom, ... 6 June 1951

L 5105: Lamp

Back part of infundibulum missing. Small lamp on base, slightly concave beneath; high rounded body; concave rim. No handle or lug. Covered inside and out with thin red wash. Type 25B' of Agora collection ... 25 August 1953

L 5106: Lamp

Tip of nozzle missing. V-shaped profile; depressed rim around filling hole, pierced lug. Low raised base. Thin dull red to black glaze, all over. Type 34A of Agora collection. Trench for foundation of ... 27 August 1953

L 5110: Lamp with Central Tube

Part of central tube and rim missing. Small lamp with high raised base. Glazed by dipping, inside and out. Type 27A of Agora collection. Terrace; first northern extension; layer 4. 2770 Leica, 91-08-04 ... 27 November 1953

L 5115: Lamp with Graffito

Tip of nozzle, a little of rim and broad band handle broken away. Pitted black glaze. Incised on rim toward back. Type VI of Corinth collection, type 23C of Agora collection. From tumbled stones at ... 13 March 1954

L 5158: Lamp

Broken but almost complete. Vertical wall; rim sloping gently inward; bottom slightly concave; stubby nozzle and lightly run groove around outer edge of rim. Glaze red to black and flaked. Type 23D of ... 24 May 1954

L 5159: Lamp Fragment

Nozzle and part of one side remain. Vertical wall; narrow rim bounded by a scraped groove. Unususally long nozzle and narrow rim. Glaze black to red. Type VII of Corinth collection, type 24A (?) ofg Agora ... 24 May 1954

L 5169: Lamp

Base and most of side wall missing. Glazed inside only. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 24C' of Agora collection. Square Building fill, area of Piers 21, 22. 3806 Leica, 88-1-28, 91-08-05 ... 3 June 1954

P 6812: Black Glaze Oinochoe

Mended from several pieces; a fragment from the lip and small pieces of the walls missing. Squat shape; ring foot; narrow neck; deep bulging lip pinched together for pouring; strap handle from below lip ... 25 February 1936

P 7035: Black Glaze Bowl

Fragments missing from sides. Small fairly high ring foot; nearly flat floor; out-turned rim. Pinkish-buff clay. Metallic black glaze, somewhat peeled. Cf. lists Nb. p. 618 ff. Trench I, Brick Building ... 24-25 February 1936

P 7038: Amphora: West Slope

Mended from many pieces; restored in plaster. Broad flat foot; squat body; flat sharp shoulder; wide mouth; rope handles. Black glaze inside and out. Clay-colored paint and white for conventional patterns ... 25-26 February 1936

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P 7039: Brazier with Plastic Lugs: Bearded Head ...

Fragmentary brazier on stand with bearded heads as pot supports. Mended from many fragments; most of the rim and walls of the bowl missing; a second bearded head belongs but does not join. The brazier ... 25-26 February 1936

P 7040: Lekane

Most of the base preserved, with ring foot, and rather more than half the walls, with about one-third of the rim. Restored in plaster. Low ring foot; flaring sides; narrow rim, rolled over; horizontal ... 25-26 February 1936

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P 7041: Black Glaze Lagynos

Base, neck and most of one side of body preserved. Handle and much of walls restored in plaster. Heavy flaring ring foot, grooved; sides very flaring; shoulder wide and at a sharp angle to the walls; at ... 25-26 February 1936

P 8052: Black Glaze Cup Skyphos Fragment with ...

Both handles missing and large fragments of rim and walls. Moulded ring foot; rim lightly offset inside; slightly flaring at the edge. A reserved groove just above the junction of foot and body, and a ... 10 June 1936

P 19784: Black Glaze Plate

Profile preserved. Restored in plaster. Plain slightly spreading ring foot; narrow flat rim undercut on inner edge. Buff clay. Only traces of black glaze. Cf. lists, Nb. p. 618 ff. Trial Trench I, Extension, ... 25-26 February 1936