African Art

Human Figure

ca. 12th–18th century

Terracotta

11 in. (27.94 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.260
Culture: 
Koma
Period: 
12th–18th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Ghana
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Sulaiman Diane, New York (originally Guinea), to August 20, 1992; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn., 1992–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

Frederick John Lamp, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 197, ill.

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.