Woman holding a stag by its horns

Greek
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.461

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Type like 14.458, except that the object held in the left hand cannot be distinguished. Rounded plinth. Head missing. Standing female statuette, wearing chiton with kolpos and himation fastened over breast. The right hand holds by the horns a stag standing beside her.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America