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Woman holding a silphium stalk and a wreath

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Standing figure wearing polos, chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast, holding silphium stalk in raised right hand, wreath in left. Round 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

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.464

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture