Woman holding a silphium stalk and a stag
5th century B.C.
Findspot: Cyrenaica, Cyrene
17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woman standing, weight on left leg. Her right arm bent at elbow holds stag in front of body. Her left, lowered, holds silphium. She wears polos, chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast and hanging down at sides.
Back not worked. Rectangular plinth. Head and corner of plinth re-fastened.
From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-1911 (Imp. 329).
From the Excavations at Cyrene (1910–11)