Agora Object: S 1135
Inventory Number:   S 1135
Section Number:   ΖΖ 35
Title:   Portrait Head of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken below neck. Surface for the most part very badly pitted by the acids from the cesspool, but very carefully finished where preserved.
Life-sized head of a youth, with close-cropped curly hair; at center of back of head, a separate short curly strand done in higher relief.
The face has a calm expression.
Pentelic marble.
Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Context:   Sandy late Roman fill beside modern cesspool.
Negatives:   Leica, XLIII-33, XLIII-34, XLIII-35
Dimensions:   H. 0.225; P.W. 0.153; Th. 0.179
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   3rd c. (?) A.D.
Date:   31 March 1939
Section:   ΖΖ
Grid:   ΖΖ:77/ΛΕ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Agora I, no. 47, pp. 61-62, pl. 28.
References:   Publication: Agora I
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 75, p. 61
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Images (6)
Card: S 1135