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Goat-headed Vessel

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Artist Unknown (Bankoni)

Date

c. 1200

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Goat-headed Vessel, Artist Unknown (Bankoni)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Terra cotta
Size: 17-3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (45.1 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Mali, West Africa region
Culture: Bankoni, Africa, Mali, West Africa region
Style: 12th-13th century
Physical Description: globular base; long ringed neck; smiling goat's head with long rounded ears and upward-hooking horns; no openings
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of David and Sara Lieberman
Accession Number: 2001.198.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009