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African Art

Head

ca. 300–1200

Terracotta

9 × 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (22.86 × 8.89 × 6.35 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.22
Geography: 
Niger
Culture: 
Bura
Period: 
4th–13th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Wayne Cancro, Jersey City, N.J, 1981–2004; SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, 2004–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.