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Human Figure

19th–20th century

Elephant ivory

7 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. (17.78 x 5.08 x 3.81 cm)
Gift of J Marshall Osborn for the Linton Collection
1984.123.6
Culture: 
Lega
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn, 1954–1970
J. Marshall Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1984

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.