Funerary Portrait Head

Akan people, Ghana, Western Africa, Africa

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1875-1950

Terracotta

Overall: 10 1/16 x 6 11/16 in. (25.5 x 17 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.53.27138

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Ghana

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Art That Lives? Exploring Figural Art from Africa, Allvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 25, 2009-July 2010.

Publication History

Alexander Bortolot, Art That Lives? Exploring Figural Art from Africa, Hood Mueum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, ill. p. 17, no. 11.

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

A0392

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