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Woman holding a silphium stalk and a fawn

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Standing figure wearing chiton with kolpos and himation fastened over breast, holding a fawn in raised right hand. Silphium stalk in left. 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

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.463

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture