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Woman holding a silphium stalk and a stag

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Woman standing, weight on left leg. Her right arm bent at elbow holds stag in front of body. Her left, lowered, holds silphium. She wears polos, chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast and hanging down at sides. Back not worked. Rectangular plinth. Head and corner of plinth...

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Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-1911 (Imp. 329).

Credit Line

From the Excavations at Cyrene (1910–11)

Greek, 5th century B.C.

Findspot

Cyrene, Cyrenaica

Dimensions

17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.67

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture