Agora Object: S 270
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   S 270
Inventory Number:   S 270
Section Number:   Ι 39
Title:   Portrait Head of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Nose missing. Surface somewhat worn and chipped. The bearded head made to set in to a separate body, with the neck terminating in a conical 'key' to fit into a socket. The man is bald, the hair at the sides falls over and nearly conceals his ears. His forehead is lined with two vertical lines between the eyebrows. His beard, except for one tuft below the lip divides down the center. The head appears to have been less carefully worked at the back.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   House 646/5.
Negatives:   Leica, 3-279, 3-280, 82-675, 82-676, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 0.45, (from bottom of beard to top of head) 0.35; D. (head at eyebrows) ca. 0.23; W. (face temple to temple) 0.135
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   2nd century A.D.
Date:   1933
Section:   Ι
Grid:   Q 13
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 61.
    Guide (1990), p. 209.
    Guide (1976), p. 204.
    Guide (1962), p. 133.
    AgoraPicBk 5 (1960), fig. 2.
    Hesperia 4 (1935), pp. 402-404, figs. 28-29.
    AJA 37 (1933), pp. 544-545, fig. 5A.
    Agora I, no. 1, pp. 9-10, pl. 1.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 23, p. 9
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Images (9)
Card: S 270