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African Art

Funerary Vessel

ca. 300–1200

Terracotta

21 × 8 × 8 in. (53.34 × 20.32 × 20.32 cm)
Gift of Charles D. Miller III, B.A. 1974
2011.38.4
Geography: 
Niger
Culture: 
Bura
Period: 
4th–13th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased in New York City from Alhadj Mohammed, Circa 1980
Gift of Charles D. Miller III to Yale University Art Gallery in 2011

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.