Kneeling Male Figure
Arts of Africa
11 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (29.8 x 11.4 x 14.0 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher
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Kneeling Male Figure, ca. 1300. Terracotta, 11 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (29.8 x 11.4 x 14.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher, 1996.170.28. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.170.28_PS10.jpg)
overall, 1996.170.28_PS10.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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The figure has detailed head and face features. It is earing cordage and there are scarification representations. Condition: The PL thigh and arm and some nubs of hair are missing. Area of loss at arm which is muddy. Soil accretions throughout. Front of object has a mottled dark appearance, possibly the result of uneven firing or burial environment.(Supplementary files for more info).
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