African Art

Head

ca. 200 B.C.E–500 C.E.

Terracotta

7 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (19.05 x 13.34 x 14.61 cm)
Gift of Charles D. Miller III, B.A. 1974
2011.38.3
Culture: 
Katsina
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased in Lome, Togo, from Mama Adamu, by Charles Miller III, St. James, N.Y., about 1975; Charles D. Miller III, St. James, N.Y., about 1975–2011; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 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.