African Art

Figure

ca. 900–300 B.C.E.

Terracotta

15 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 in. (39.37 x 13.97 x 12.7 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.146
Culture: 
Nok
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, purchased from Government of Nigeria, unknown date, Osagie Imasogie acted as agent of sale, 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.