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Africa, Nigeria, ca 300 to 900 CE. Pottery head of a male with tightly cropped hair, eyes and nostrils created using a sharpened stick, mouth open and indication of a beard. A very nice example! Custom stand. Size: 5" H (12.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex: Peter Arnovick collection, Los Altos, CA. Arnovick was a long-standing dealer and collector of early and ancient cultures from around the globe.

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Fragment from a larger figure but generally excellent

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Ancient African Nok Terracotta Head

Estimate $300 - $500Oct 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, USA