Woman holding a silphium stalk and a stag by its horns

Greek


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.65

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman standing, weight on right foot, her right hand lowered, holding horns of stag standing beside her, her left holding up silphium before her. She wears polos, chiton, with kolpos and, himation fastened over breast and hanging down at both sides. Back not worked. Feet and plinth missing. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-1911

Credit Line

From the Excavations at Cyrene (1910–11)