Woman holding a stag by its horns

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.458

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female statuette. The figure stands with weight on right leg. She wears chiton with kolpos, and himation fastened over breast. The right hand holds by the horns a stag standing beside her. The left is placed against the front of her body, and holds a large round object. Square plinth. Head and shoulders missing.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America