Agora Object: T 2452
Inventory Number:   T 2452
Section Number:   Κ 1395
Title:   Arm of Boxer
Category:   Terracotta
Description:   Ρight arm of boxer with late Roman Caestus; mold made in two pieces, bent at the elbow. Along tight sleeve with bands and dotted ornament reaches to the wrist. The hand, only roughly indicated, appears to be grasping a horse-shoe shaped object in the down-turned palm.
Broken off above the elbow. Vent hole on under side just about wrist.
Thick white paint.
Heavy fabric of coarse dark red to gray clay.
Cf. Gardiner (1930), Athletics of the Ancient World, fig. 178.
Context:   Clearing West end of Middle Stoa; Layer II of second cut.
Notebook Page:   1638
Negatives:   Leica, LXIX-17
Dimensions:   P.L. 0.12
Date:   29 July 1947
Section:   Κ
Grid:   H 13
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Agora VI, no. 1030, p. 79, pl. 29.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Gardiner (1930), fig. 178.
References:   Publication: Agora VI
Publication Page: Agora 6, s. 104, p. 92
Image: 2012.54.0516 (LXIX-17)
Notebook: Κ-9
Notebook Page: Κ-9-37 (pp. 1664-1665)
Card: T 2452