Agora Object: S 335
Inventory Number:   S 335
Section Number:   Ι 214
Title:   Portrait Head of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   The head is considerably over life-size, broken off below the beard; the tip of the nose is missing, and the back of the head has a rectangular patch of hair (doweled on, with the dowel still in place).
The portrait is of a middle aged man, a Roman, with a large curly beard and masses of curly hair coming low on his neck, leaving the tips of his ears free. The eyebrows and the lachrymal glands are indicated. Free use of the drill on the hair and beard.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Near the bottom of the Great Drain.
Negatives:   Leica, 3-144, 3-145, 82-362, 82-363, color slide
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.392; W. 0.331; Th. 0.318
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Early Antonine period.
Date:   6 April 1933
Section:   Ι
Grid:   Ι:20/ΛΓ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Guide (1990), p. 213.
    Hesperia Suppl. 22 (1988), p. 81, n. 89.
    Guide (1976), p. 209.
    Guide (1962), p. 135.
    AgoraPicBk 5 (1960), frontispiece, fig. 13.
    Hesperia 4 (1935), pp. 416-418, figs. 39-40.
    AJA 37 (1933), p. 309, pl. 38.2.
    Art and Archaeology 34 (November-December 1933), p. 290.
    ILN (26 August 1933),
    Agora I, no. 28, pp. 38-41, pl. 19.