Agora Object: BI 1222
Inventory Number:   BI 1222
Section Number:   ΒΖ 1208
Excavation Number:   laughy:2005:f:26
Title:   Ivory Figurine
Category:   Bone and Ivory
Description:   Small figurine mended from three fragments. Main body in one piece, broken just above the ankles, right arm is missing. Also gaps in the locks of her hair. Orange stain in the back of the head and few stone incrustations in the back. Splitting and cracking conditions, very fragile. Surface scratched.
Aphrodite Anadyomene type wearing a diadem and holding the tresses of her hair at either side of her head. Drapery covers her back and is wrapped around her left leg. Tiny drilled holes for eyeballs.
Elephant ivory.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   N-S Road, central section; fill against west face of Wall A
Notebook Page:   7651
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.085; P.W. 0.036
Material:   Ivory
Date:   23 June 2005
Section:   ΒΖ
Grid:   J/9-2/5
Elevation:   52.726-52.734m.
Masl:   52.726m.
Lot:   Lot ΒΖ 1584
Basket:   laughy:2005:b:11
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Boyer (2017), p. 27, n. 60.
    Camp (2008), pp. 92, 94, 95, figs. 7, 13.
    Hesperia 76 (2007), pp. 641-642, fig. 16.Hesperia 87 (2018), p. 551, n. 24.
References:   Publication: Boyer (2017)
Publication: Camp (2008)
Publication: Hesperia 76 (2007)
Report: 2005 Excavations
Images (13)
Card: BI 1222