Created sometime between the 13th and 15th centuries, and excavated in the early 20th century, the primary reason for the survival of this piece is the permanence of the material - Terracotta. There were various groups inhabiting the Inland Niger Delta area centered around the ancient town of Djenne.
Dimensions: 8"high by 22" wide by 10" deep
Provenance: Ex Private Collection. (#PC19)
Note: this piece is no longer in the gallery, however it is still available: serious inquiries only.