Agora Object: BI 166
Inventory Number:   BI 166
Section Number:   ΠΘ 17
Title:   Ivory Statuette
Category:   Bone & Ivory
Description:   Statuette of seated female figure.
A draped figure, similar to BI 167, but seated facing front.
Both arms are missing.
In the back of the bench, or rock, on which the figure sits is a small hole; another in the bottom.
Notes:   This figure was complete when unpacked (June 1949); when taken from BI drawer to put in museum case (March 1950), the head was missing and could not be found.
Context:   Cistern A.
Handling:   A tissue and ethafoam support mount within a (non-archival) plastic box was constructed for storage. A stable RH would be preferable.
with care -- object will continue to split without a stable environment
Negatives:   Leica, 5-222, 5-223, II-41
Dimensions:   H. 0.057; W. (bottom) 0.019; Th. (bottom) 0.025; Diam. (hole) ca. 0.003
Material:   Ivory
Date:   24 May 1935
Section:   ΠΘ
Elevation:   -4.7--4.7m.
Masl:   -4.7m.
Deposit:   D 10:1
Bibliography:   Hesperia 87 (2018), p. 580, n. 106.
    Hesperia 5 (1936), p. 18, fig. 15.
    AJA 39 (1935), p. 445, fig. 8, no. 4.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 5 (1936)
Publication: Hesperia 87 (2018)
Image: 2012.23.0381 (5-222)
Image: 2012.23.0382 (5-223)
Image: 2012.50.0142 (II-41)
Deposit: D 10:1
Card: BI 166