Agora Object: S 344
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   S 344
Inventory Number:   S 344
Section Number:   Ι 255
    Ι 255 BIS
Title:   Statuette of Attis as Table Support
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   The figure is nearly intact except for some object in the right hand. Mended from three pieces.
A standing male figure clad in himation and Phrygian cap and carrying pine cones and fruit. The man is nude save for the cloak, slung over his left shoulder and falling down his back. He holds the offerings in the crook of his left arm, in the fold of his garment. A hole pierced in the lowered right hand indicates the former presence of some object, possibly a staff, in that hand. The figure stands on an approximately circular base with tori above and below. At the back, a square pillar ending in a rectangular capital. Clear traces of red on the cloak. The surface of the flesh is polished.
Pentelic marble.
Notes:   Originally in the Upper Colonnade.
Context:   In a mass of a broken tile and pottery (with S 345 and S 346).
Negatives:   Leica, 3-138, 3-139, 3-295, 3-215, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 0.875, (base) 0.193, (figure) 0.591; W. 0.231; Th. 0.206; Diam. (base) 0.19
Material:   Marble (Pentelic)
Chronology:   2nd century A.D.
Date:   20-21 April 1933
Section:   Ι
Grid:   Ι:37-40/Β-ΣΤ
Elevation:   66.50m.
Masl:   66.5m.
Deposit:   R 14:2
Lot:   Lot Ι 123
Bibliography:   Hesperia 90 (2021), p. 385, n. 74.
    Guide (1976), p. 303.
    Guide (1962), p. 193.
    Hesperia 4 (1935), pp. 396-397, fig. 23.
    AJA 37 (1933), p. 308, pl. 37.2.
    Art and Archaeology 34 (November-December 1933), p. 295.
    ILN (26 August 1933).
References:   Publication: Hesperia 4 (1935)
Publication: Hesperia 90 (2021)
Publication Page: Agora 6, s. 26, p. 14
Images (15)
Deposit: R 14:2
Card: S 344