Woman holding a silphium stalk and a wreath

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.471

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure standing with weight on right foot, holding wreath in lowered right hand, silphium in left raised to the breast. Polos, chiton with kolpos and himation fastened over the breast. Square plinth.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America