Dogon. <em>Figure of a Seated Musician (Koro Player)</em>, late 18th century. Wood, iron, 22 x 7 x 4 1/4 in. (55.8 x 17.7 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 61.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.2_threequarter_PS2.jpg)

Figure of a Seated Musician (Koro Player)


Medium: Wood, iron

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 18th century

Dimensions: 22 x 7 x 4 1/4 in. (55.8 x 17.7 x 10.8 cm)



Accession Number: 61.2

Image: 61.2_threequarter_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Seated male figure holding a koro (rectangular shaped instrument) with extensions on top and bottom. Figure has a long cylindrical torso and neck; wears a necklace with two suspended bells. Distinct arrow-form nose, segmented coiffure, beard.

Brooklyn Museum