Artist Fante, African
Title
  • Memorial Head
Date 18th century
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 9 1/8 × 5 3/8 × 6 1/8 inches (23.2 × 13.7 × 15.6 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art Fund
Accession Number 2002.178
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1BB, Level 1 (see map)
Albert Nuamah (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
2002-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Funerary Arts in Terra-cotta.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 80 (fig. 4.7a-b).