Agora Object: S 1494
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   S 1494
Inventory Number:   S 1494
Section Number:   Ρ 604
Title:   Head of Female Figure from Relief
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken below at neck. Right side from top to mid cheek missing. Nose, mouth, and chin much chipped and bruised. Drill hole at back to separate it from background.
Female head, half life-size, left, seen in three-quarters view. Luxuriant wavy hair is gathered toward the back in a topknot. Fillet passes behind ears. Lobe of left ear drilled for earring.
Fine workmanship.
Pentelic marble.
From the Altar of Ares Series; cf. S 1451 (Ρ 500), S 1459 (Ρ 543) etc. for style and provenience.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   From marble lining of Byzantine (?) pithos.
Negatives:   Leica, L-1, L-2, LIII-59, 83-73, 83-74
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.133; P.Th. 0.13; P.W. 0.076
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   23 April 1951
Section:   Ρ
Grid:   Ρ:31/ΚΕ
Bibliography:   Hesperia 88 (2019), no. 10, pp. 631, 648, figs. 10, 33.
    AJA 81 (1977), p. 166, fig. 22.
    Hesperia 46 (1977), p. 94, pl. 23 b.
    Delivorrias (1974), p. 144, n. 620.
    AJA 71 (1967), p. 41, n. 118.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:S 1451
    Agora:Object:S 1459
References:   Publication: Hesperia 46 (1977)
Publication: Hesperia 88 (2019)
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Card: S 1494
Card: S 1494