Agora Object: S 1055
Inventory Number:   S 1055
Section Number:   Ψ 343
Title:   Head of Female Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Preserved to base of neck, end of nose missing, a chip from the chin and minor fractures.
A life-sized head of a woman or goddess (Nemesis?), turned slightly left. Hair parted in the middle and softly waved over the ears to a long loose knot at the base of the neck. She wears a diadem, which hides the top of her head, where the hair was not indicated, and the marks of the tooth-chisel never smoothed off.
Idealized face with wide-open eyes and slightly parted lips.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Well.
Negatives:   Leica, 8-116, 8-117, 8-118
Dimensions:   H. 0.315; W. ca. 0.21; Th. ca. 0.20
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   18 May 1938
Section:   Ψ
Grid:   Ψ:30/ΛΣΤ
Elevation:   -22.00 to -23.00m.
Masl:   -23--22m.
Deposit:   P 18:2
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 97.
    Hesperia 81 (2012), p. 274, n. 20.
    Guide (1976), p. 203.
    Hesperia 8 (1939), pp. 214, 240, 241, fig. 40.
    Agora XXIV, p. 41, pl. 39 a.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Page: Agora 24, s. 19, p. xvi
Publication Page: Agora 24, s. 65, p. 41
Publication Page: Agora 24, s. 220
Report: 1938 Ψ
Report Page: 1938 Ψ, s. 6
Images (50)
Deposit: P 18:2
Notebook: Ψ-3
Notebook: Ψ-5
Notebook Pages (5)
Card: S 1055