Standing Female Figure
Arts of Africa
18 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (45.7 x 14.0 x 8.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher
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.
This item is not on view
Standing Female Figure, ca. 1300. Terracotta, 18 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (45.7 x 14.0 x 8.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher, 1996.170.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1996.170.18_print_threequarter_bw.jpg)
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