Agora Object: B 241
Inventory Number:   B 241
Section Number:   ΠΘ 10
Title:   Statuette : Genius
Category:   Bronze
Description:   The left foot is missing; the right arm is somewhat swollen and split from corrosion; otherwise complete. No base.
The figurine represents a youth striding forward, the right leg advanced.
The features are childish, framed by roughly executed curls. On the top of the head is a small rectangular projection.
The figure is partly draped: a panther (?) skin is knotted around his hips.
His right arm is upraised; in his left carries a slender cornucopia.
Context:   Cistern A.
Handling:   Store in ziplock polyethylene bag and in area with 40% r.h. or lower.
Wear cotton or latex gloves when handling.
Negatives:   Leica, 5-224, 5-225
Dimensions:   H. 0.10, (to top of head) 0.091; W. (hips) 0.02
Material:   Copper alloy
Date:   23 May 1935
Section:   ΠΘ
Elevation:   -4.7--4.7m.
Masl:   -4.7m.
Deposit:   D 10:1
Bibliography:   Hesperia 87 (2018), p. 579, n. 100, fig. 29a.
    Hesperia 5 (1936), p. 18, fig. 16.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 5 (1936)
Publication: Hesperia 87 (2018)
Images (6)
Deposit: D 10:1
Card: B 241
Card: B 241