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Artist Unknown (Mumuye)

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19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Figure, Artist Unknown (Mumuye)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment
Size: 36 1/2 x 7 x 7 in. (92.71 x 17.78 x 17.78 cm) (without base)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Mumuye, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: standing abstracted figure with arms down, held away from sides; white pigment in eyes and in three lines on each cheek; mowhawk-like hairstyle with long sides (or exaggerated ears?)
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Darwin and Geri Reedy
Accession Number: 2004.230.1
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009