Agora Object: S 1299
Inventory Number:   S 1299
Section Number:   ΠΠ 286
Title:   Portrait Bust of Male Figure
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Μαρμάρινη προτομή άνδρα 98 - 117 μ.Χ. Εποχή Τραϊανού
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Complete except for chipped nose, and base.
Draped bust, wearing tunic and cloak. An elderly man; the bald head has a close-clipped fringe of hair; the features are heavily lined.
Point of juncture with tongue for base 0.16m. side.
The highly crystalline marble has a grayish cast. It had been brought to a high finish on the flesh surface, in contrast with the matte finish of the hair and the drapery.
Island marble.
Drilled for setting, two holes in lower edge of bust, June 1958.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Κεφαλή ηλικιωμένου ανδρός. Σχεδόν ακέραια (Πρώιμος 2ος αιώνας μ.Χ).
Context:   House P, Room 2, on floor level.
Negatives:   Leica, XXIX-42, XXIX-43, 82-361, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 0.475, (head) 0.25; W. (at shoulders) 0.343, (head) 0.178
Material:   Marble (Island)
Chronology:   Flavian period.
Date:   8 August 1947
Section:   ΠΠ
Grid:   C 16
Deposit:   B 17:1
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 173.
    Guide (1976), p. 276.
    Hesperia 42 (1973), p. 406, n. 106.
    Guide (1962), p. 185.
    AgoraPicBk 5 (1960), fig. 12.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), p. 178, n. 49, pl. 56.
    BCH 71-72 (1947-1948), p. 430, fig. 6.
    ILN (12 November 1949), p. 749, fig. 10.
    Agora I, no. 19, pp. 30-32, pl. 14.
    Agora XIV, p. 188, pl. 76 b.
References:   Publications (6)
Publication Pages (5)
Images (45)
Deposit: B 17:1
Notebook: ΠΠ-2
Notebook: ΠΠ-3
Notebook Page: ΠΠ-2-78 (pp. 346-347)
Notebook Page: ΠΠ-3-95 (pp. 580-581)
Card: S 1299