Sculpture: Funerary Figure


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Artifact Identification Sculpture: Funerary Figure   (1972.07.0010A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 19th century
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 56.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 28.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 18.5 cm
Weight 6226 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Grayish Yellowish Brown (10 Y R 4/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Photo: Spurlock Museum, Fall 2006, p. 8. Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman and Carole Thomas
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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