Agora Object: T 4426
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   T 4426
Inventory Number:   T 4426
Section Number:   ΒΕ 1514
Conservation Number:   1841
Title:   Aphrodite Anadyomene Figurine
Category:   Terracotta
Description:   Two joining fragments make up complete figurine.
Standing Aphrodite with hands to head holding a tress of hair to either side, right elbow raised, left elbow held close to body. Drapery wrapped around legs from just below buttocks at back to upper thighs at front, where fabric knotted. Figure stands with weight on left leg; right leg free.
Circular base, grooved, with irregular resting surface. Pierced from below. Mold mark very evident all around sides.
Figurine entirely slipped white, overpainted yellow on drapery.
Dark orange clay.
Handling:   placed horizontally in a plastic box which is lined on bottom with Ethafoam,
box is placed inside ziplock bag since object is too high for the box
Notebook Page:   7527
Negatives:   96-64-11
Dimensions:   H. 0.151; W. 0.057
Material:   Terracotta
Date:   30 July 1996
Section:   ΒΕ
Grid:   K/2,3-1/10,11
Elevation:   50.90m.
Masl:   50.9m.
Deposit:   K 1:4
Lot:   Lot ΒΕ 2197
    Lot ΒΕ 2198
    Lot ΒΕ 2199
    Lot ΒΕ 2200
Basket:   90
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Hesperia 76 (2007), p. 641 (noted).
    Hesperia 68 (1999), p. 281, no. 61, fig. 33.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 68 (1999)
Publication: Hesperia 76 (2007)
Report: 1996 Excavations
Images (5)
Deposit: K 1:4
Card: T 4426