Figurine of woman holding a silphium stalk and a stag by its horns
5th century B.C.
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woman standing, weight on right leg. Her right hand hanging down at her side holds stag by the horns, her left bent at elbow, holds up silphium. She wears polos, Ionic chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast, and hanging down at both sides. Rectangular plinth. Back without modeling. Intact.
From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-1911
Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America