Agora Object: S 1268
Inventory Number:   S 1268
Section Number:   ΟΟ 181
Title:   Portrait Head of Female Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken off at neck, chipped at nose, mouth and chin, and considerably battered.
Small female head, less than half life-size, her hair arranged in an elaborate Flavian style, made up of braids giving a herringbone effect, and built out at the back to a projecting disk.
Just above the center of the forehead, and behind the front line of the hair is a shallow horizontal cutting for the attachment of something: ornament or frame of curls?
Pentelic marble.
Drilled for setting on base December 1960.
Period of Trajan.
Context:   Latest Roman fill.
Negatives:   Leica, XXIX-44, XXIX-45, XXIX-46, XL-14, XLIX-66
Dimensions:   H. 0.12; L. 0.10, (cutting) 0.018; W. 0.08
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Period of Trajan.
Date:   16 June 1947
Section:   ΟΟ
Grid:   ΟΟ:62/ΛΖ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   AgoraPicBk 5 (1960), fig. 22.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), p. 178, pl. 55.
    Agora I, no, 20, pp. 31-32, pl. 15.
References:   Publication: Agora I
Publication: AgoraPicBk 5 (1960)
Publication: Hesperia 18 (1949)
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 45, p. 31
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Images (9)
Notebook: ΟΟ-4
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-4-12 (pp. 614-615)
Card: S 1268