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Woman holding a silphium stalk and a stag by its horns

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Type like 14.458, except that the left hand holds a silphium stalk. The lower part broken off, the break running from under right hand to left foot. The head is missing. The figure stands with weight on right leg, wearing a chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast. The right hand...

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Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, 5th century B.C.

Findspot

Cyrene

Dimensions

18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.459

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture