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Ancient Art

Terracotta figurine of an African warrior

ca. 3rd century B.C.

Terracotta

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)
The Harold A. Strickland, Jr., Collection
1998.23.11
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Hellenistic
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

From Anthedon, Boeotia; collection of Geo. F. Lawrence, 7 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, S.W.; purchased by Lt. Gen. A. H. L. F. Pitt-Rivers, Farnham, in December 1896 from the above [Pitt-Rivers's "Second Collection" volume 4, cat. p. 1397]; sold, Christie's, London, 12/12/1990, lot 100; with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York; ex. coll. Harold A. Strickland, Jr.; acquired by YUAG as gift from the Estate of Harold A. Strickland, Jr., 1998

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 198.

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