Figure with One Hand on Head
Arts of Africa
10 x 6 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (25.4 x 16.5 x 7.0 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher
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Figure with One Hand on Head, ca. 1300. Terracotta, 10 x 6 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (25.4 x 16.5 x 7.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher, 1996.170.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.170.22_PS10.jpg)
overall, 1996.170.22_PS10.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Human figure with its PL hand on and its PR hand onthe chest. There are two diagonal scars on the face, each running along the sides of the nose. There are two bangles on each wrist and three necklaces around the neck. Condition: figure broken below navel. Various small pieces are missing from ear, nose and lips, eyeballs and necklaces.
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