Agora Object: S 3347
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   S 3347
Inventory Number:   S 3347
Section Number:   ΒΕ 67
Title:   Herm Head
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Μαρμάρινη κεφαλή Ερμαϊκής στήλης 510 - 500 π.Χ.
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken at neck. Back of head, including part of one ear; appears to have been cut to form flat surface. Tip of beard and nose missing. Very worn. Heavy encrustation on hair above forehead, nothing on re-cut back.
Long hair combed forward and ending in curls on front; fillet of three flat ridges around top of head; mustache and stylized beard. Rounded protruding eyes, deep set in corners. Ear unusually large.
White marble.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Κεφαλή Ερμαϊκής στήλης. Φέρει αποκρούσεις στο ύψος του λαιμού και στην μύτη.
Context:   Area IV, fill below floor of Byzantine Room 3, Layer XI, Basket 43.
Handling:   on display
Always lift head off first and move separately from the base; ON NO ACCOUNT try to move the head by lifting it from the dowel...
Notebook Page:   1301
Negatives:   81-46-11, 86-46-12, 81-46-13, 81-46-14, 81-46-15, 86-46-16, color slide
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.31; P.W. 0.205; P.Th. 0.17
Material:   Marble
Date:   7 July 1981
Section:   ΒΕ
Grid:   J/17-3/11
Basket:   43
Bibliography:   Kousser (2015), p. 82, nn. 5, 30, 33.
    Museum Guide (2014), p. 154, fig. 93.
    Guide (2010), p. 83, fig. 50.
    Camp and Mauzy (2009), p. 33, fig. 34.
    AgoraPicBk 27 (2006), p. 16, fig.13.
    AgoraPicBk 16 (2003), p. 39, fig. 60.
    Camp (1986), p. 74.
    Hesperia 53 (1984), p. 42, pl. 10 a, b.
References:   Publications (5)
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Card: S 3347