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A COLOSSAL STATUE OF A PERSONIFICATION FROM THE AGORA OF ATHENS (PLATES 29-36) T HE FEMALE TORSO Athenian Agora S 2370 was found in the excavations of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in May 19701 (P1. 29). It was embedded I am most grateful to Professor T. L. Shear, Jr. for permission to publish the Agora torso and for his constant encouragement and advice. Dr. D. Peppas-Delmousou has kindly allowed me to examine the relief E.M. 2811 and the statue base E.M. 3913. My thanks are also due to Dr. A. Delivorrias, Professors J. Boardman, E. B. Harrison, C. Houser, C. M. Robertson, H. A. Thompson, and Dr. G. B. Waywell for various suggestions and to Nicos and Theodoros Scaris for technical advice. All mistakes are my own. For the use of the Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens I am indebted to Profes- sor H. R. Immerwahr and Dr. N. A. Winter. Photographs of Plates 29:d, 30 are by Alan Walker; Plate 36:e by Tasos Tanoulas; Plate 33:d, e by the Germa...