Agora Object: S 429
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   S 429
Inventory Number:   S 429
Section Number:   ΟΕ 18
Title:   Group of Two Female Figures
Category:   Sculpture
Description:   A group of two girls, one carrying the other.
Missing, the carrier's head, body below the waist, left upper arm, left breast; of the carried, the head, left forearm, the legs from near the knees.
The carrying girl has locked her arms around the right leg of the carried and bears her weight in part also on her left shoulder and side. The right hand of the carried rests on the right shoulder of the carrier. The carrier wears a sleeveless chiton girded low, the carried a sleeved chiton likewise girded, which has slipped down from her left shoulder.
Weathering on shoulders and upper parts. Carefully finished front and back.
Parian marble.
Context:   From well on slope of Kolonos Agoraios, ca. 23 m. due east of the Hephaisteion
Negatives:   Leica, XLVI-70, XLVI-71, XLVI-72, 4-106, 4-107, 4-108, 6-329, 6-330, 6-331, 6-332, 6-402, 6-403, 86-217, 86-218, color slide
Dimensions:   P.H. (carried figure) 0.65, (carrying figure) 0.49; P.W. (at shoulders of carried figure) 0.35, (at shoulders of carrying figure, left shoulder broken) 0.335, (of group) ca. 0.55
Material:   Marble (Parian)
Date:   23 February 1934
Section:   ΟΕ
Elevation:   -7.00m.
Masl:   -13m.
Deposit:   G 8:1.1
Lot:   Lot ΟΕ 73
Bibliography:   Stewart (2019), pp. 91, 93, fig. 1.
    Hesperia 87 (2018), no. 7, pp. 696-699, figs. 4, 5, 15.
    Museum Guide (2014), pp. 45-46, 156.
    Scheffer (1996), pp. 169-188.
    Guide (1990), pp. 43, 202-203.
    Guide (1976), p. 195.
    Delivorrias (1974), pp. 28, 30, 33-34, 51, 53, 56, 147, 165, 167, Taf. 7, 9-11.
    Travlos (1971), fig. 346.
    AntP 8 (1968), p. 26 (noted).
    Scientific American (August 1950), p. 21.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), pp. 235-236, pls. 53, 54, 55.
    Hesperia 6 (1937), pp. 376-378, fig. 42.
    AJA 40 (1936), p. 408. figs. 3-4.
    ILN (31 December 1949), p. 1039, fig. 6.
References:   Publications (5)
Images (43)
Deposit: G 8:1
Deposit: G 8:1.1
Lot: ΟΕ 73
Notebook: ΟΕ-1
Notebook: ΟΕ-2
Notebook Pages (5)
Card: S 429