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Bone Female Fertility Statue

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  • Title Bone Female Fertility Statue
  • Category Sculpture
  • Medium Animal bone
  • Dimensions 7.25"h x 2"w x 2.5"d
  • Year Completed Undated
  • Notes Carved from bone, the woman, who is potentially Bambara, is wearing a small apron held in place by a belt. The extended belly and prominent breasts are evidence that it was made to celebrate or ensure fertility.
  • Artist West African
  • Credit John and Janet Yoder Collection
  • Location Library Art Storage I6
  • Accession Number 2022.0199
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