Woman holding a silphium stalk and a wreath

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.467

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Type of 14.464. Standing figure wearing polos, chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast, holding silphium stalk in raised right hand, wreath in left. Square plinth.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America