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Woman holding a stag by its horns

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The figure stands with weight on left leg, holding a cup in her right hand against her breast and grasping with her left hand the horns of a stag at her side. She wears chiton with kolpos and himation drawn over the shoulders and breasts. The nipples (?) are suggested by bosses on the himation....

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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

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.460

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture