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Memorial Head (Nsodie)

Terracotta head with prominent eyebrows, very short hair, and closed eyes. The neck has many thick rings around it.

Memorial Head (Nsodie), 17th–mid-18th century, Akan peoples, Ghana, Twifo-Heman traditional area, terracotta, roots, quartz fragments, Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
 

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