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Memorial Head

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

Memorial Head, 17th century. Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city. Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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