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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: 
Made in Nigeria
Culture: 
Katsina
Classification: 
Sculpture
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).

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