Seated Figure by Sape Artist

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 13 October 2017
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This is a seated figure by a Sape artist who lived in what is now present-day Sierra Leone or Guinea. It is made from soapstone with applied coating and dates from perhaps 1400-1500 CE. (Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 13). Seated Figure by Sape Artist. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7434/seated-figure-by-sape-artist/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Seated Figure by Sape Artist." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7434/seated-figure-by-sape-artist/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Seated Figure by Sape Artist." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2017. Web. 25 Oct 2021.