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ID number:  BIRRC-D0243
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Figure
Object type:  Sculpture
Culture:  Possibly Bambara
Place collected:  Africa: West Africa, Sierre Leone
Materials:  Elephant (?) bone and cowrie shells
Measurements:  35 x 13 cm

The two cowrie shells are inset as eyes. W. Fagg (29/01/71) doubted if this piece was Bambara. He described it as 'merely a curiosity'. Collected in Sierra Lione 1966-7.

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