141 - Male bust

Sokoto

Large male bust, very well preserved, with a wealth of details signifying the figure's status. Very elegant hair with long locks ending at the nape of the neck, pointed goatee, dilated nostrils, numerous jewels (braided breastplate, pewter pot pendant, bracelets, large belt). The man holds the customary emblem of his power in his right hand, the height of the shoulder is evidence that the arm is drawn back. A shoulder belt crosses his back.

H. 45 cm x 1.20 cm x P. 18 cm
Era and civilization: Nok

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