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African Art

Head

ca. 200 B.C.E–500 C.E.

Terracotta

7 1/2 × 5 1/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.05 × 13.34 × 14.61 cm)
Gift of Charles D. Miller III, B.A. 1974
2011.38.3
Geography: 
Nigeria
Culture: 
Katsina
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased in Lome, Togo, from Mama Adamu, by Charles Miller III, St. James, New York, about 1975; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2011

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_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.