Agora Object: S 539
Inventory Number:   S 539
Section Number:   Ν 179
Title:   Herm Head
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken away diagonally from the back of the head to the right side of the face. The right ear and curls around the right cheek missing. The nose, left eye and end of beard chipped. Part of the neck on the left side preserved.
The fine-combed hair is bound by a fillet, below which snail-shell curls frame the brow.
Probably from a herm. Careful archaistic work.
Pentelic marble.
Joins S 1083 (Ν 179).
Context:   Fill below modern floor.
Negatives:   Leica, LXXII-90, LXXII-91, 5-161, 5-301, I-1, I-2, I-3
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.20; P.W. 0.12; Th. 0.15
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Early Roman period (?).
Date:   30 March 1935
Section:   Ν
Grid:   Ν:37/Μ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Langlotz (1952), p. 6. .
    AA 50 (1935), p. 169, fig. 6.
    AJA 39 (1935), pp. 179-180, fig. 7.
    Agora XI, no. 161, pp. 146-147, pl. 43.
References:   Publication: Agora XI
Publication Page: Agora 11, s. 165, p. 146
Publication Page: Agora 11, s. 196, p. 177
Images (16)
Notebook: Ν-3
Notebook Page: Ν-3-12 (pp. 405-406)
Card: S 539