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Seated Male Figure on a Shaft

10th–11th century

Wood

22 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 4 in. (57.8 x 10.5 x 10.2 cm)
Gift of Alfred M. Prince
2008.114.2
Culture: 
Sapi
Period: 
10th–11th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Sierra Leone
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Alfred Prince, 1987–2008, possibly purchased in Freetown

Bibliography: 

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

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