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10 (1941) 50 no. 13 Athens, Agora I 4224a 324/23 Plate 25

Three fragments from Agora: Agora I 4224a (with relief) and Agora I 4224c, found together in grave xxxi in Byzantine to Turkish context in Hephaisteion (E 7) in 1939, Agora I 4224b, found in Turkish context in well (F 6) in 1936. Fragment a preserves left edge, top, and back, fragments b and c broken all around. Relief bordered at left by anta, above by 0.09 5 wide moulding, below by 0.09 wide moulding, profiles destroyed. Surface very badly battered, probably trimmed for reuse. Large crack runs diagonally from top to bottom. Grey-white, medium-grained marble. p.h. 0.67, p.w. 0.26, th. 0.16, p. relief h. 0.025.

Only a few fragmentary lines of the inscription and the battered outlines of two figures on the left side of the relief are preserved. The document is securely dated to the sixth prytany of the archonship of Hegesios, 324/23 (lines 1-2). At the left, overlapping both the anta and the moulding above, stands Athena, turned in three-quarter view toward the right. Her left hand rests on the rim of her shield: her right hand hangs at her side. Next to her on the right stands a frontal male figure of the same or slightly smaller scale, but the fragmentary inscription does not provide a clue to his identity. He is bisected vertically by the straight right edge of the fragment. His right arm hangs at his side. He probably wore a himation; a bulge at his hip seems to indicate a bunch of drapery. The restored width of the inscription indicates that there could have been at least one more figure on the right side of the relief.

F. Brommer, AA (1939) 239; B. D. Meritt, Hesperia 10 (1941) 50-52 no. 13, fig. p. 51; Schwenk, 356-58 no. 72; SEG 35.239; Meyer, 300 A 124.

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