Agora Object: S 258
Inventory Number:   S 258
Section Number:   Η 35
Title:   Portrait Head of Female Figure from Relief
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   The back sliced off obliquely; the small head broken off at the top of the neck; nose and right side of forehead broken.
Above the waving hair is preserved part of a headdress on which a rough ovolo pattern, the tips uppermost, is cut in low relief. The back part of the neck is more carefully finished on the right side than on the left, which is simply blocked out. The eyes are rendered with an incised circle for the iris, and a small hole for the pupil.
No trace of rasp. Behind the left ear, the remains of a small strut.
Pentelic marble.
Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Context:   House 631/28.
Negatives:   Leica, XLIII-64
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.19; P.W. 0.13; P.Th. 0.16
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Antonine period.
Date:   1933
Section:   Η
Grid:   J 7
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Hesperia Suppl. 22 (1988), pp. 70, 76, 77, nn. 63, 69, 70.
    Agora I, no. 32, p. 43, pl. 20.
References:   Publication: Agora I
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 22 (1988)
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 57, p. 43
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Image: 2012.52.1256 (XLIII-64)
Image: 2002.03.0480 (XLIII-64)
Notebook: Η-1
Notebook Page: Η-1-22 (pp. 31-32)
Card: S 258