142 - Young girl, with right hand on the breast

Nok amulet with very thin coating

Amusing little statue of a young pre-pubescent girl with her right hand on her breast and her left hand on her knee. The facial features and gestures are typical of the Nok, as is the well styled hair. This type of small object was quite common in the Nok civilization and was pierced to be worn as an amulet.

H. 11 cm
Period and civilization Nok

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