Woman holding a silphium stalk and a fawn

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.463

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Standing figure wearing chiton with kolpos and himation fastened over breast, holding a fawn in raised right hand. Silphium stalk in left. Square plinth. Head missing.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America