Agora Object: S 586
Inventory Number:   S 586
Section Number:   ΠΘ 7
Title:   Herm Portrait: Inscribed
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Completely preserved except for phallus. The top of the head is flat and rough-picked, and was probably originally finished with stucco.
Realistic portrait of an elderly man, the lines and folds of flesh of the face are carefully shown, including even the circles under the eyes. The lips are thin, the pupil and iris of the eye are both indicated. The separate locks of hair are represented.
Pentelic marble.
The inscription reads: Μοιραγενησ Δρο
μοκλεουσ εκ Κοιλησ
επωνυμοσ Ιππο
θωντιδοσ φυλησ
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ADDENDA Cf. the Moiragenes on the basis of the choregic monument in honor of Philopappos 87/8 A.D., illustrated in Graindor (1931), Athenes de Tibere a Trajan, fig. 4, in almost identical letters (note by BC).
Wrong deme (note by EBH).
Context:   Cistern A, a late Roman deposit south of the Hephaisteion. The head and stump found 24 May 1935, the rest 22 May 1935.
Negatives:   Leica, 5-208, 5-209, 5-210, II-26, II-35, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 1.52, (base) 0.22; Lett. H. 0.009-0.02; W. (base) 0.355, (pillar) 0.22, (with arms) 0.392; Th. (base) 0.278, (pillar) 0.144
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Period of Hadrian
Date:   22 May 1935, 24 May 1935
Section:   ΠΘ
Grid:   D 10
Elevation:   -4.7--4.7m.
Masl:   -4.7m.
Deposit:   D 10:1
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 87-88, fig. 50.
    Guide (1976), p. 294.
    Guide (1962), p. 194.
    AgoraPicBk 5 (1960), fig. 27.
    Hesperia 22 (1953), p. 180, n. 2.
    Hesperia Suppl. 6 (1941), p. 3, n. 5.
    Hesperia 5 (1936), pp. 16-17, fig. 14.
    AA 50 (1935), p. 170, fig. 7.
    AJA 39 (1935), pp. 443-444, fig. 7.
    ILN (19 October 1935), p. 645, fig. 7.
    Agora I, no. 25, pp. 35-37, pl. 17.
    Agora XI, p. 158, n. 48.
    Agora XVIII, no. H 372.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Graindor (1931), fig. 4.
References:   Publications (8)
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 49, p. 35
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Publication Page: Agora 11, s. 206, p. 187
Images (13)
Deposit: D 10:1
Card: S 586
Card: S 586