Agora Object: S 554
Inventory Number:   S 554
Section Number:   Ν 264
Title:   Head of Female Figure with Backing Block
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   A part of the back is broken away; the nose chipped; two cuttings for hook-clamps in top of block. The sides of the block finished smooth near the front; rough-picked further back. At the bottom the neck projects below the rough-picked edge of the block. It is complete; rough-picked for setting.
Pentelic marble.
From the same series as S 554 (Ν 264), S 558 (Ο 590), S 597 (Ν'80), S 1213 (ΩΔ 218), S 1391 (ΣΑ 327).
Context:   Found with S 553 (Ν 263) in Burnt layer (debris) over the Burnt Building.
Negatives:   Leica, 5-162, I-15, XXVI-86, XXXIII-55, 86-8-7, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 0.23; W. 0.18; Th. (block) 0.08, (with head) 0.20
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Date:   15 April 1935
Section:   Ν
Grid:   Ν:34/ΜΓ
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 30, 40-41, fig. 21.
    Paterakis (1997), pp. 75-97.
    Hesperia Suppl. 22 (1988), p. 69, n. 17.
    Hesperia 19 (1950), pl. 46.
    AJA 39 (1935), p. 180, fig. 9.
    Agora XI, no. 219, p. 169, pl. 59.
    Agora XIV, pp. 111-114, pl. 60 c.
References:   Publications (5)
Publication Pages (5)
Report: 1935 ΩΔ
Report Page: 1935 ΩΔ, s. 10
Images (13)
Notebook: Ν-3
Notebook: ΩΔ-4
Notebook Pages (4)
Card: S 554