A terracotta horse-mounted figure excavated from a tumulus in the Djenne/Mopti area.
A terracotta horse-mounted figure excavated from a tumulus in the Djenne/Mopti area. The rider wears an ornate necklace and the horse has a rich caparison on its nose. Although little is known about the use of these figures more recently the horse and rider has been a symbol of wealth throughout West Africa. Country of Origin: Mali. Culture: Djenne/Mopti. Date/Period: c.13-14th C. Place of Origin: Area between Niger and Bani Rivers. Material Size: Terracotta, h=58.5 cms. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / formerly Entwistle Gallery, London, now Detroit Institute of Art, USA. Location: 35.
2364 x 3543 pixels
Print Size @ 300 dpi
8 x 12 inches / 20 x 30 cm
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