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Nok Head Figurine (Nigeria), 500BC-200AD Terra Cotta Sculpture

$20,000Asking Price


This terracotta sculpture dates back to 500BC-200AD. The Nok culture appeared in Northern Nigeria around 1000 BC and vanished under unknown circumstances around 300 AD in the region of West Africa. Total height with Stand 26 inches.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Width: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Long Island City, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU466211412

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