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Woman holding a silphium stalk and a cup

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The figure stands with the weight on the right leg, holding silphium stalk in lowered right hand, cup in raised left. Polos, chiton and himation fastened over breast. Square plinth.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, 5th century B.C.

Findspot

Cyrene

Dimensions

16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.475

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture