Agora Object: S 1256
Inventory Number:   S 1256
Section Number:   ΟΟ 161
Title:   Portrait Head of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken at neck; nose and chin missing; surface battered.
Male head with short cut hair, short beard, high domed head, wrinkles across the forehead.
Traces of mortar attached to hair and in one ear suggest that the head had been used in some wall earlier than that in which it was found, for the latter had no mortar.
Pentelic marble, very crumbly.
Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Context:   Early Byzantine wall.
Negatives:   Leica, XLIII-22, XLIII-23
Dimensions:   H. 0.26
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Last quarter of 3rd c. A.D.
Date:   7 June 1947
Section:   ΟΟ
Grid:   ΟΟ:56/ΛΓ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Agora I, no. 50, pp. 64-65, pl. 32.
References:   Publication: Agora I
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 78, p. 64
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Images (4)
Notebook: ΟΟ-4
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-4-7 (pp. 604-605)
Card: S 1256