Woman holding a silphium stalk and a wreath

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.70

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman standing. She holds silphium in right hand across her breast, and wreath in lowered left hand. Chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast, and hanging down at both sides. Circular plinth. Back not worked. Head missing.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-1911.

Credit Line

From the Excavations at Cyrene (1910–11)