Agora Object: S 1319
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   S 1319
Inventory Number:   S 1319
Section Number:   ΠΠ 372
Title:   Portrait Bust of Male Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   A large piece missing at the back and left. Nose and mouth battered, ears chipped. Along the break, from the top of the head, is a vertical pinhole with traces of iron stain.
The wear on front and back breaks suggests that they may be ancient. The marble somewhat stained from burning; root marks prominent on the neck.
Head of a young man with close-cropped curly hair, somewhat sketchily rendered. Setting tongue rough-worked.
Size and shaped of the bust Augustan.
Pentelic marble.
Drilled for setting June 1950.
Notes:   Early Flavian period.
Context:   Burned fill on floor of Building P, Room 2, N.W. corner.
Notebook Page:   1205
Negatives:   Leica, XXXI-97, XXXI-98, color slide
Dimensions:   H. (including tongue) 0.43; L. (pinhole) 0.065; Diam. (pinhole) ca. 0.015
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   Early Flavian period.
Date:   20 March 1948
Section:   ΠΠ
Grid:   C 16
Deposit:   B 17:1
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 84.
    Hesperia 76 (2007), p. 379, n. 19.
    Hesperia Suppl. 22 (1988), p. 72, n. 39, p. 94, n. 23, pl. 15 d, e.
    Guide (1976), p. 289.
    Guide (1962), p. 196.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), p. 220, n. 19, pl. 43.1.
    AJA 52 (1948), pl. 55 c.
    Agora I, no. 14, pp. 25-26, pl. 11.
References:   Publications (5)
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 39, p. 25
Publication Page: Agora 1, s. 121, p. 107
Images (22)
Deposit: B 17:1
Notebook: ΠΠ-4
Notebook: ΠΠ-7
Notebook Pages (4)
Card: S 1319