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Links with shelf numbers refer to WATSONLINE, the online library catalog of the Museum. Photocopies of each source reference are available in the Goldwater Library. Certain electronic resources are accessible within the museum or with an approved remote connection.

  • Bellis, James O. The “Place of the Pots” in Akan Funerary Custom. Bloomington, 1982. [O5GA B44]
  • Cole, Herbert M., and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles, 1977. [O2 L893a]
    • Pp 3-7.
  • Gilbert, Michelle. "Akan Terra Cotta Heads: Gods or Ancestors?” African Arts, Vol. 22, no. 4 (August 1989), p. 34-43, 85-86. [A A2586 v.22 or Online]
  • "Ashanti: Baked Clay Heads from Graves. Baked Clay Heads from Graves Near Fomena, Ashanti, by R. P. Wild; Notes on Two Pottery heads From Near Fomena, Ashanti, by H. J. Braunholtz.” Man, v. 34 (Jan. 1934), p. 1-4. [A M226 v. 34 or Online]
  • Preston, George Nelson. Ancient Treasures in Terra Cotta of Mali and Ghana. New York, 1981. [O2 N483an]
    • Pp. 30-45.
  • Quarcoopome, Nii Otokunor. "Les portraits funéraires akan = Ancient Akan Funerary Portraits." Ghana: hier et aujourd'hui = Yesterday and Today. Paris: 2003. [O5G G41h]
    • Pp. 93-133.

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