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African Art
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Janus Head

19th–20th century

Wood and pigment

14 × 5 × 6 1/2 in. (35.56 × 12.7 × 16.51 cm)
Gift of Thomas M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1980.113.6
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Ejagham
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn, 1954–1970
Thomas M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1980

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