Agora Object: S 3497
Inventory Number:   S 3497
Section Number:   ΒΖ 745
Excavation Number:   handler:2001:f:321
Title:   Funerary Stele with Female Head
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Single fragment preserving top edge, front and back surface of a funerary stele; broken off below and at sides. Surface of relief worn and flaking in spots.
Head of a young woman facing front, with right hand raised and three fingers resting on cheek; the fourth finger partly broken. Fleshy lips, prominent chin, large eyes outlined with thin ridge. Fragment of thick drapery on left shoulder. Ear-length hair.
Back surface roughly finished. Possibly late 4th century B.C.
Context:   Wall F, north of Wall E.
Notebook Page:   4975
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.335; P.W. 0.280; Th. 0.133, (plaque) 0.077
Material:   Marble
Date:   31 July 2001
Section:   ΒΖ
Grid:   J/11-1/14
Elevation:   54.307m.
Masl:   54.307m.
Lot:   Lot ΒΖ 1254
Basket:   handler:2001:b:95
Bibliography:   Camp and Mauzy (2009), pp. 128, 131, 134, figs. 136, 139, 141.
    Hesperia 76 (2007), p. 632, fig. 3.
    Agora XXXV, no. 63, pl. 19.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 76 (2007)
Report: 2001 Excavations
Images (8)
Card: S 3497