Woman holding a silphium stalk and a stag by its horns

Greek


Dimensions

25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.46

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman standing, weight on right leg. Her right hand down at her side holds stag by the horns; her left bent at elbow, holds up silphium. She wears polos, ionic chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast, its folds hanging down at both sides. Rectangular plinth. Back, without modeling, has a large round hole. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

Found at Cyrene

Credit Line

Gift of C. Densmore Curtis