Agora Object: S 345
Inventory Number:   S 345
Section Number:   Ι 256
Title:   Head of Aphrodite of Praxitelean Type
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   Broken off below the chin, nose gone, chin damaged. The woman's hair is parted in the middle and drawn back into a great chignon on the nape of the neck, covering the ears.
The flesh is highly polished, the hair quite rough, with individual strands showing.
White marble.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   In a mass of broken tile and pottery (with S 344 and S 346).
Negatives:   Leica, 3-149
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.093; W. 0.076; Th. 0.093
Date:   20 April 1933
Section:   Ι
Grid:   Ι:37-40/Β-ΣΤ
Elevation:   67.00m.
Masl:   67m.
Deposit:   R 14:2
Lot:   Lot Ι 123
Bibliography:   Hesperia 90 (2021), p. 385, n. 74.
    Hesperia 4 (1935), pp. 395-396, fig. 22.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 4 (1935)
Publication: Hesperia 90 (2021)
Images (6)
Deposit: R 14:2
Card: S 345