Woman holding a stag by its horns
5th century B.C.
13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The figure stands with weight on left leg, holding a cup in her right hand against her breast and grasping with her left hand the horns of a stag at her side. She wears chiton with kolpos and himation drawn over the shoulders and breasts. The nipples (?) are suggested by bosses on the himation. Her long hair fell on her shoulders. The head is missing, but 14.462 shows that it was surmounted by a polos. Square plinth.
From the Excavations at Cyrene.
Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America