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African Art

Head

ca. 200 B.C.E–500 C.E.

Terracotta

19 1/2 × 9 × 7 in. (49.53 × 22.86 × 17.78 cm)
Gift of Mark Landrum, B.A. 1961
2015.70.5
Geography: 
Nigeria
Culture: 
Katsina
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Sillah Ali, (Guinean art dealer), unknown date–October 1999; Douglas Dawson, Chicago, Illinois, October 1999–November 5, 1999; Mark Landrum, November 5, 1999–July 1,2015; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.