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Woman holding a stag by its horns

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Female statuette. The figure stands with weight on right leg. She wears chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast. The right hand holds by the horns a stag standing beside her. The left is placed against the front of her body, and holds a large round object. Square plinth. Head and...

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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

17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.458

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture