Agora Object: S 2356
Inventory Number:   S 2356
Section Number:   Ω 1551
Title:   Portrait Head of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken at neck. Head intact except for tip of nose and chips and wear on hair. Fault in marble near top of head.
Portrait of middle-aged man with bushy beard and masses of curly hair on head and neck, leaving the lower half of ears visible. Hair of eyebrows indicated. Prominent furrowed brow. Engraved irises and drilled pupils. Free use of drill on hair and beard.
Perhaps a portrait of a kosmete.
Good white Pentelic marble.
Context:   Well in east colonnade of Peristyle of Roman House H.
Notebook Page:   2521
Negatives:   Leica, 86-409, 86-410, 86-411, color slide
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.335; W. 0.25, (of face) 0.157
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   31 July 1970
Section:   Ω
Grid:   P 21
Elevation:   Ca. -5.00m.
Masl:   -5m.
Deposit:   P 21:2
Lot:   Lot Ω 409
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 98.
    AgoraPicBk 27 (2006), p. 30, fig. 33.
    Camp (1986), p. 204.
    Guide (1976), p. 295.
    Hesperia 40 (1971), p. 274, pl. 59 a.
    Agora XXIV, p. 41, pl. 40 d.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Pages (4)
Report: 1970 Ω
Report Page: 1970 Ω, s. 6
Report Page: 1970 Ω, s. 23
Images (12)
Deposit: P 21:2
Lot: Ω 409
Notebook: Ω-13
Notebook Page: Ω-13-65 (pp. 2520-2521)
Card: S 2356
Card: S 2356