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African Art

Anthropomorphic Figure (fragment)

ca. 200 B.C.E–500 C.E.

Terracotta

17 × 6 × 6 in. (43.18 × 15.24 × 15.24 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.107
Geography: 
Nigeria
Culture: 
Katsina
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Estates Unlimited, Inc., Cranston, Rhode Island; SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, to 2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
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.