Agora Object: S 2062
Inventory Number:   S 2062
Section Number:   ΕΛ 167
Title:   Portrait Bust of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Complete with only minor fractures; life-size.
Short hair lying close to head. Mustache and light beard. Drapery hides right arm and hand held across chest.
Pupils drilled, irises outlined by incision.
Pentelic marble.
***Sliver of bust in Study Collections Case No. 19-8
Notes:   Slivers in small envelop in Study Collections-Case No. 19-11.
Context:   Under fallen blocks north of great north retaining wall of Eleusinion.
Handling:   Ideally, the object should be covered or moved indoors, but this is not possible as it is on permanent exhibition in the upper balcony of the Stoa of Attalos.
The object is not moved from its display area so no special handling is required.
Notebook Page:   283
Negatives:   Leica, 81-588, 81-589, 81-612, 82-1, 82-2, 82-3, 82-4, 82-176, color slide
Dimensions:   H. ca. 0.60; W. ca. 0.56
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   3rd c. A.D.
Date:   17 June 1959
Section:   ΕΛ
Grid:   T 18
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 91-92, fig. 53.
    Hesperia Suppl. 22 (1988), pp. 88, 111, nn. 134, 138.
    JdI 99 (1984), fig. 4.
    Guide (1976), p. 289, fig. 153.
    Guide (1962), p. 195.
    AgoraPicBk 5 (1960), fig. 15.
    Hesperia 29 (1960), pp. 390-392, pl. 86 a, b.
References:   Publications (4)
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Card: S 2062