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Woman holding a silphium stalk and a cup

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Type of 14.475. Figure stands with weight on right leg, silphium stalk in lowered right hand, cup in raised left. Chiton and himation fastened over breast. Square plinth. Head missing.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, 5th century B.C.

Findspot

Cyrene

Dimensions

10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

14.476

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture