Woman holding a silphium stalk

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.477

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Type of 14.474. Much worn. Female figure, weight on right leg, holding silphium stalk in raised right hand. She wears a polos, and has her chiton and himation fastened over her breast. Plinth and legs below the knees missing.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America