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Human Figure with an Animal Head

ca. 11th–16th century

Steatite

7 7/8 × 3 × 3 9/16 in. (20 × 7.6 × 9 cm)
Gift of Alfred M. Prince
2008.114.1
Geography: 
Made in Sierra Leone
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Sapi
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Alfred Prince, 1987–2008, possibly purchased in Freetown

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 122, ill.

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