Agora Object: S 525
Inventory Number:   S 525
Section Number:   Λ 535
Title:   Portrait Head of Female Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Nose, mouth and chin partly broken away and much battered.
The hair is much worn. Back of the head and the bun were left unfinished; the ears, especially the right one, are only blocked out, and there are other indications of incompleteness.
The head represents a plump round-faced woman, with her hair parted in the middle, rolled across the forehead, and gathered in a bun at the back of the neck.
The work is of the crudest; the hair indicated by very shallow grooves. The corners of the mouth are drilled extremely deep.
Pentelic marble.
Drilled for setting on base June 1950.
Context:   Turkish fill.
Negatives:   Leica, 5-92, 5-93, XLIII-71, XLIII-72
Dimensions:   H. 0.39; W. 0.205; Th. 0.214
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Julio-Claudian period.
Date:   26 February 1935
Section:   Λ
Grid:   Λ:15-21/ΜΔ-ΜΘ
Elevation:   Ca. 61.00m.
Masl:   61m.
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Agora I, no. 10, pp. 22-23, pl. 8.
References:   Publication: Agora I
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 36, p. 22
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Images (8)
Card: S 525