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African Art

Fragment of a Female Figure

ca. 900–300 B.C.E.

Terracotta

14 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 5 in. (37.47 × 13 × 12.7 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.115
Geography: 
Nigeria
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Nok
Period: 
4th–10th century B.C.
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.

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

“Editor’s Note,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010): 136–37, ill.

“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.