Kneeling Male Figure
Arts of Africa
19th century or earlier
2 1/2 x 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (6.4 x 1.6 x 2.9 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg
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Dogon. Kneeling Male Figure, 19th century or earlier. Copper alloy, 2 1/2 x 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (6.4 x 1.6 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg
, 2001.29.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2001.29.1_side_PS10.jpg)
side, 2001.29.1_side_PS10.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Kneeling male figure with beard; hands resting on knees; cap on head. On back is loop from which this object can be suspended and worn as a pendant. Surface wear significant; probably polished recently. No signs of old patina.
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