Head of an Animal from Mali

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 13 October 2017
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This is a terracotta head of an animal—perhaps a sheep—with traces of polychrome. It was made by an artist from the inland Niger Delta Region in Mali possibly between the 1300s-1600s 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). Head of an Animal from Mali. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7433/head-of-an-animal-from-mali/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Head of an Animal from Mali." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7433/head-of-an-animal-from-mali/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Head of an Animal from Mali." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2017. Web. 24 Oct 2021.