Agora Object: S 1194
Inventory Number:   S 1194
Section Number:   ΝΝ 1843
Title:   Relief Disk with Demeter and Poseidon
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   About half preserved. A few chips missing, including the woman's right shoulder. The back roughly tooled.
Round flat disk with raised band around edge of front.
In relief, a draped female figure, Demeter, seated right on a throne with turned legs and a winged beast as support for the arm. Her left hand holds her drapery up behind her face; in her right she holds a horn or cornucopia. Her feet rest on a footstool. She wears thin chiton and himation, and her hair is gathered in a loose knot at the back.
To the right, the remains of Poseidon, facing her; he is draped, has one foot raised and resting on a rock, and holds the trident with his right hand. A tree grows between the two figures. At the bottom a raised ground-line, the exergue plain.
Soft white poros.
Context:   House H, Room 6, fill under floor, Layer I.
Notebook Page:   2690
Negatives:   Leica, XXV-63, 84-12-5
Dimensions:   Diam. 0.276; Th. (overall) 0.555; H. (relief) ca. 0.02
Date:   15 May 1940
Section:   ΝΝ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 10 (1941), pp. 3-5, fig. 4.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 10 (1941)
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Card: S 1194
Card: S 1194