Agora Object: S 2437
Inventory Number:   S 2437
Section Number:   Ω 1926
Title:   Portrait Bust of Female Figure
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Complete except for chips. Mended from three pieces.
Portrait of a woman, head turned to right. Long wavy hair combed up and back away from face, bound in a large coil at back. Lightly incised eyebrows, drilled pupils, fleshy face, fat neck. She wears plain undergarment with heavier cloak over it. Hollow behind. Rectangular tenon for fastening into base.
White crystalline marble.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Well.
Handling:   The object is on permanent exhibition on an open balcony and is therefore exposed to the city pollution. At this moment moving it inside or covering it are not options.
The object is on permanent exhibition in the upper colonade of the Stoa of Attalos and therefore is not handled.
Notebook Page:   2956
Negatives:   Leica, 86-770, 86-771, 86-772, 86-773, 88-713, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 0.50; W. 0.425
Material:   Marble
Chronology:   Last quarter of 2nd c. A.D.
Date:   22 July 1971
Section:   Ω
Grid:   Q 21
Elevation:   Ca. -12.50m.
Masl:   -12.5m.
Deposit:   Q 21:4
Lot:   Lot Ω 529
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 95, 97-98.
    Camp (1986), p. 208.
    Guide (1976), p. 297, fig. 155.
    Hesperia 42 (1973), pp. 171-172, n. 119, pl. 38 a.
    Agora XXIV, p. 41, pl. 38 a.
References:   Publication: Agora XXIV
Publication: Hesperia 42 (1973)
Publication: Museum Guide (2014)
Publication Page: Agora 24, s. 19, p. xvi
Publication Page: Agora 24, s. 65, p. 41
Publication Page: Agora 24, s. 219
Report: 1971 Ω
Report Page: 1971 Ω, s. 11
Images (13)
Deposit: Q 21:4
Lot: Ω 529
Notebook: Ω-15
Notebook: Ω-16
Notebook Page: Ω-15-82 (pp. 2955-2956)
Notebook Page: Ω-15-83 (pp. 2957-2958)
Notebook Page: Ω-16-69 (pp. 3128-3129)
Card: S 2437