Female Figure for a Grave Complex

Vezo or Mahafaly people, Democratic Republic of Madagascar, Southern Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Wood

Overall: 52 3/4 × 10 13/16 × 7 1/2 in. (134 × 27.5 × 19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Contance and Stephen H. Spahn, Class of 1963, Blake Spahn and Kirk Spahn, Class of 1999

997.43.30357

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, Madagascar

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Funerary Object

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. 15, no. 9.

Provenance

Spahn Family; given to present collection, 1997.

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