Fragment of a Male Figure
Arts of Africa
16th-17th century (?)
13 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (33.7 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Drs. Israel and Michaela Samuelly
Fragment including head, neck and torso of a male figure. Scarification on abdomen. Two rows of scarification running between ears and eyes, up and across forehead, and down opposite side of face. Necklace with three large beads at throat and earrings indicated. Coiffure of numerous tufts. Condition: General condition of fragment good. Abraded surface overall.
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Fragment of a Male Figure, 16th-17th century (?). Terracotta, 13 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (33.7 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Drs. Israel and Michaela Samuelly, 1995.176.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.176.2_side_PS10.jpg)
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