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Standing Female Figure

Arts of Africa

MEDIUM Terracotta
DATES ca. 1300
DIMENSIONS 18 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (45.7 x 14.0 x 8.2 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION An elongated depiction of a woman with her hands crossed at her pelvis. She is adorned with bangles on upper arms, a series of globules at both wrists, and necklaces. An elongated cone stands between her legs. A groove runs down her center back, a ridge is between legs at back. Lower back shows scarification. Condition: stable. The head was broken off and has been rejoined. Overall wear and some burial dirt and accretions throughout.
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