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[Object]  B 1335: Lock Plate

One small chip missing. Original thickness worn off over half of disk. Round, slightly raised edges. Keyhole in middle. Four small holes for attachment. Persian destruction fill. Pit east of boundary stone ... 8 July 1968


[Object]  I 2205: Mining Inscription Fragment

Inscribed fragment. A smooth back, probably once inscribed; otherwise broken. "POLETAI" record; Laurion Mines. The inscribed surface badly worn in places; cuttings for modern doorjamb at left. The text ... 19 November 1934


[Object]  I 4707: Dedication

Relief with inscription; banquet. Intact, save minor fractures. Man reclining on couch holds bowl in left and corcucopia (rhyton?) in raised right. A woman sits at end of couch holding a bowl or box in ... 9 April 1937


[Object]  I 5639: Mortgage Stone Fragment

Inscribed fragment. All edges broken; back perhaps preserved. Eight lines of the inscription preserved. Hymettian marble. Found in modern context in the industrial area, southwest of the Market Square ... 16-21 January 1939


[Object]  J 154: Gold Pendant

Complete earring pendent. A small winged Eros playing lyre held in left arm. Right arm across chest, holding large plectrum (?). Scarf like drapery around back and over upper shoulders. Thin strut between ... 2 June 1971


[Object]  J 160: Gold Earring

Ephebic Eros. Figure intact. Attachment loop on top of head bent and possibly partly missing. Youthful nude male figure, winged, holding taenia in hands across body. Hair in long loose strands over and ... 28 July 1971


[Object]  MC 365: Spindle Whorl

Worn from use. Conical convex. Black glazed. Well, dump. Leica ... March 1937

[Object]  MC 373: Spindle Whorl

Concave conical top; rounded bottom. Decorated with black glaze in stripes and rows of short vertical strokes. ADDENDA Publication: early 5th c. B.C. (publication) Grave 7, find no. 18 for the day. Found ... Publication: early 5th c. B.C.


[Object]  MC 867: Loom Weight

Truncated pyramid. Pierced near top; a small hole in the top. Upper third dipped in red glaze. One of several truncated pyramidal loom weights from this well; cf. nb. pp. 2375-2377. Well by Attalos pier ... 16 April 1951

[Object]  MC 938: Spindle Whorl

Preserved, decorated with black figured rings and dots. ADDENDA Publication: early 5th c. B.C. (publication) Well A. Late 6th into early 5th c. B.C. 1081 Leica, 81-165 PD 2112-8 ... Publication: early 5th c. B. C.

[Object]  MC 948: Spindle Whorl

Slender concave-conical, with nearly flat bottom. Two incised lines around it half way up, and a reserved line at edge of bottom. Firm velvety glaze. Publication: ca. 500 B.C. Well A. Box 10. Late 6th-early ... Publication: ca. 500 B.C.

[Object]  MC 1129: Loom Weight

Chipped. Pyramidal. Four-sided with flat top and bottom. Pierced by hole 0.013 m. from top. Dull black glaze on upper two thirds. Pinkish buff clay. Beneath Byzantine floor west of Hieron, S.W. of S.W ... 6 July 1967

[Object]  MC 1193: Loom Weight

Complete. Pyramidal, stamped. Plain on bottom, stamped with three rosettes on each of three sides, two rosettes on fourth side, one rosette on top. Slightly gritty brown-beige clay. Roman House ε, room ... 21 July 1971

[Object]  MC 1230: Loom Weight

Chips off base. Pyramidal, stamped. Flat top, flat bottom, pierced by circular hole lying 0.015 below top. On top have circular stamp with letter H inside it. Curved with dark red glaze much worn; only ... 30 June 1973


[Object]  MC 1499: Loom Weight

Chipped around bottom edge. Pyramidal. Suspension round hole 0.009 from top. Faint traces of black glaze on underside. Hard orangish-pink fabric. S.W. of well. Basket 93. 7355 ... 12 July 1996


[Object]  MC 1502: Loom Weight

Intact. Pyramidal, stamped. Flat top and bottom. Single suspension hole pierced near top. Stamped on four sides and top with star pattern. Two to three per side; one on top. No glaze. Orange fabric. Early ... 8 July 1997


[Object]  P 1241: Black Figure Cup Fragments: Banded

Mended from nine pieces; nearly all of one side preserved. The figured zone shows alternate satyrs and maenads, dancing in couples, the satyrs left. Traces of white indicate the arms of the maenads; faint ... August-September 1932


[Object]  P 1544: Black Figure Skyphos

Mended from many fragments. Fragments of rim and side and part of one handle restored. Comast scene. A) On either end a wreathed man dancing right. In the center, a woman playing the flutes; behind, a ... August-September 1932


[Object]  P 2574: Red Figure Cup Fragments: Type B

Mended from many pieces, about one-eighth of the rim preserved and three-quarters of the base. Both handles missing. The top of the medallion gone and pieces from the center. The outside lacks nearly all ... August-September 1932


[Object]  P 3563: Black Figure Stamnos

Mended from many pieces; considerable portions missing, and restored in plaster. Ring foot; flat projecting rim with raised edge around the inside. Two horizontal handles. Coarse reddish buff clay; buff ... 16-17 April 1934