copyright 2008 Stephan Huller
by Rory Boid (personal correspondence)
If there is a towel over Agrippa’s head, that would go with the shift he is wearing. The towel could be to stop the oil from going all over his head and to stop if from running down and to mop up the excess. Not much olive oil is poured out at coronations these days, if you look at the size of the cruet used.