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African Burkino Faso Stone Memorial Head, Bura 8th-12th C.

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Start price: $250

Estimated price: $500 - $750

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West Africa, Niger / Burkina Faso, Bura 8th-16th century African stone memorial head of a warrior carved in stone and used throughout the region as a funerary idol with a pillar like body and spade head. Smoothed to the body and carved to the face with a long nose and incised coffee bean eyes and horizonal incising to each cheek. 14" H