Agora Object: S 147
Inventory Number:   S 147
Section Number:   Ε 1
Title:   Torso Fragment of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Upper part of torso of a muscular male figure a little under life-size.
Upper part of chest preserved with front starts of neck and left arm, and 0.02m. or 0.03m. of right arm.
Head was inclined to lifted left shoulder; upper left arm fell close to body; right arm raised free from side.
Easy three-dimension treatment of nude; muscles rendered by soft swellings all over surface except where pose would stretch skin tight.
In the tradition of torso fragments of Tegea pediments. Surface rather carefully finished.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Modern house walls, house 631/26, ca. 65.00m. east of the Hephaisteion.
Notebook Page:   12
Negatives:   Leica, XXXIII-59, XXXIII-60, XXXIX-70, XXXIX-71, XXXIX-72, XXXIX-73, color slide
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.29; P.W. 0.37; Th. 0.18
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   1931
Section:   Ε
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 64-65, fig. 38.
    Guide (1990), p. 203.
    Guide (1976), p. 196.
    Delivorrias (1974), p. 22.
    Hesperia 32 (1963), p. 92, pl. 35.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), p. 233, pls. 491-2.
    ILN (31 December 1949), p. 1039, fig 8.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 18 (1949)
Publication: Hesperia 32 (1963)
Publication: Museum Guide (2014)
Images (25)
Notebook: Ε-1
Notebook: Ε-1-BIS
Notebook Page: Ε-1-BIS-10 (pp. 11-12)
Card: S 147