Limestone statue of Artemis with quiver and fawn
- 3rd–1st century B.C.
- Overall: 19 1/2 x 6 x 3 3/4in. (49.5 x 15.2 x 9.5cm)
- Stone Sculpture
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
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The goddess wears a long, belted chiton, partially hiding the shod feet. A large overfold falls to the top of the thighs. There is red paint on the shoulders, the breasts, and the sides. Behind the left shoulder, a baldric holds a thick quiver that is broken at the top. The right arm was at the side of the body, the hand may have held a bow. At the level of the abdomen, the left hand holds a fawn or a lamb, the feet of which are bent and the floppy ears painted red.