Agora Object: S 353
Inventory Number:   S 353
Section Number:   Η' 226
Title:   Votive Relief of Mother of the Gods
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Small relief, dimensions preserved completely, save for the central akroterion, which is broken away. Chipped; the features of the figure obliterated. Top, bottom and sides chiseled fairly smooth; back rough-picked.
Female figure, Kybele, seated facing, in a small pedimental niche. She wears a high crown. Both hands are outstretched; in the right she holds a phiale. Crouching at her right side is a lion. She seems to wear chiton and himation, the latter hanging over her left arm and drawn across her knees. Crude work.
Pentelic marble.
Context:   Gravely layer, much late Roman pottery.
Negatives:   Leica, 3-197, 97-12-10
Dimensions:   H. 0.102; W. 0.078; Th. 0.04
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   3 May 1933
Section:   Η'
Grid:   Η':14/ΝΓ
Elevation:   55.50m.
Masl:   55.5m.
Deposit:   H-I 7-8:1
Bibliography:   Hesperia 4 (1935), p. 400, fig. 26.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 4 (1935)
Image: 2012.22.0032 (3-197)
Image: 2002.03.0094 (3-197)
Image: 2002.03.0093 (3-197 BIS)
Deposit: H-I 7-8:1
Notebook: Η'-3
Notebook Page: Η'-3-54 (pp. 491-492)
Notebook Page: Η'-3-55 (pp. 493-494)
Card: S 353