Woman holding a stag by its horns

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.462

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Type of 14.460. Female statuette holding cup in right hand against her breast and with left grasping horns of stag at her side. She wears chiton with kolpos and himation drawn over the shoulders and breasts. Long hair falls on her shoulders. Head surmounted by polos. Preserved down to the thighs.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America