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Erechtheion building accounts, 409/8 BC

IG I3 474 Date: 409/8 BC
 
The overseers (epistatai) of the temple[1] on the acropolis in which the ancient statue is,[2] Brosynides of Kephisia, Chariades of Agryle, Diodes of Kephisia, master of the works (architekton) Philokles of Acharnai, secretary Etearchos of Kydathenaion, wrote up these works on the temple in the state in which they took them over, according to the (5) decree of the People which Epigenes proposed, those that were complete and those half-finished, in the archonship of Diokles (409/8),[3] in the first prytany, of KekropisVII, under the Council for which Nikophanes of Marathon was the first secretary.
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We took over these parts of the temple half finished:[4] at the corner towards the Kekropion:[5] (10) 4 blocks (plinthos) unplaced: length four feet, width two feet, thickness one and a half feet; 1 maschaliaia:[6] length four feet, width three feet, thickness (15) one and a half feet; 5 blocks for the wall-capital (epikranitidas): length four feet, width three feet, thickness one and a half feet; _____
1 corner block (goniaian): length seven feet, (20) width four feet, thickness one and a half feet; _____
1 moulded (goggulos) stone, unplaced, corresponding to the wall-capitals: length ten feet, height one (25) and a half feet; _____
2 corresponding to the architrave (epistuliois): length four feet, width one and a quarter feet; 1 column capital (kiokranon), unplaced, for the (30) interior pilaster: length three feet, width one and a half feet, thickness one and a half feet; 5 architrave blocks (epistulia), unplaced: length eight feet, width two and a (35) quarter feet, thickness two feet; 3 architrave blocks up in place, to be finished: length eight feet, width two feet and a quarter, thickness two feet. (40) The course of Eleusinian stone against which will be the figures begins all of the remaining work all round, and three blocks were placed under these overseers. Of the columns (kionon) on (epi) the wall (to toicho) (45) by the Pandroseion,[7] of the 4 columns in position, _____
one and a half foot was uncut from the inner face of the floral ornament (anthemio) of each column. _____
(50) An eight-foot architrave block on the wall to the south needed to have its moulding (kumation) added on the inside. _____
These were unsmoothed and (55) unchannelled: the wall towards the south wind, unsmoothed except in the porch (prostasei) by the Kekropion;[5] (60) the orthostates unsmoothed on the outside all round except those in the porch by the Kekropion;[5] all the rounded column-bases (speras) (65) unfluted (arrabdotos) on the top; all the columns unfluted (arabdotos) except the ones on the wall; the substructure (krepida) all around unsmoothed; of the wall inside the unsmoothed parts (70) were 8 four-footers of moulded stone; of that in the Prostomiaion,[8] 12 four-footers; of the parastas,[9] 7 four-footers; _____
(75) of that towards the statue, two four-footers. _____
In the porch (prostasei) in front of the doorway, the altar of the Thyechoos[10] (80) is unplaced; _____
the rafters and cross-pieces of the roof are unplaced. _____
In the porch (prostasei) at the Kekropion[5] are needed _____
(85) 3 stones for the roof over the maidens[11] to be dressed on the top side: length thirteen feet, width five feet; _____ (90) the rosettes on the architrave blocks need to be finished. Stones completely worked which are on the ground: (95) 11 blocks: length four feet, width two feet, thickness one and a half feet; _____
1 maschalaia:[6] length four feet, width three feet, thickness (100) one and a half feet. Other fragments follow