158 - Small figure of an old sage


This small bust is a typical representation of an old wise man with a long respectable beard. The man is carrying his "daba", a kind of small hoe, which rests on his right shoulder, ready to dig in his cassava or yam field. The precision of the sculpture is staggering, the figure's expression is captivating, the exactitude of the line is intact. A small but very captivating piece for its fine details and the quality of its molding.

H. 15 cm
Era and civilization: Nok

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