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Seated Figure (Mali; Djenné)

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Timeline of Art History: "Seated Figure <Mali, Inland Niger Delta> (1981.218)". New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. (October 2006)

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Published Resources

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.

  • Ancient Treasures in Terracotta of Mali and Ghana. New York: African-American Institute, 1981: p. 7-12. (O2 N483an)
  • Clément, Etienne. “A View from UNESCO.” African arts Vol. 28, no. 4 (Autumn 1995): p. 58. [A A2583 v. 28 or Online]
  • Claerhout, Adriaan. Ancient Terracotta and Pottery from Djenne, Mali. Antwerp: Kunstgalerij BBL, 1984. (O2 A623)
  • Grunne, Bernard de. Divine gestures and earthy gods: A study of the ancient terracotta statuary from the Inland Niger Delta in Mali. Ph. D., Yale University, 1987. p. 183-185. (O5MZ I57G89 1987)
  • Grunne, Bernard de. “Art from Mali.” [Djenne] Balafon Vol. 53, no. 4 (1981): 4-10. Illus. (RGL VERTICAL FILE G)
  • Grunne, Bernard de. “An art historical approach to the terracotta figures of the Inland Niger Delta”. African arts Vol. 28, no. 4 (Autumn 1995): p. 70-79, 112. [A A2583 v. 28 or Online]
  • Kouroupas, Maria Papageorge. “U.S. efforts to protect cultural property: Implementation of the 1970 UNESCO convention.” African Arts Vol. 28, no. 4 (Autumn 1995): p. 32-37. [A A2583 v.28 or Online]
  • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. “Jenne Seated Figure.” In Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). The Pacific Islands Africa, and the Americas. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987: p. 62. (K3 N528p)
  • McIntosh, Roderick J. “Middle Niger terracottas before the Symplegades gateway.” African arts Vol. 22, no. 2 (Winter 1989): p. 74-83, 103. [A A2583 v. 22 or Online]
  • McIntosh, Roderick J.; and Susan Keech McIntosh. “Terracotta statuettes from Mali.” African arts Vol. 12, no. 2 (Winter 1979) :p. 51-53, 91. Illus. [A A2583 v. 12 or Online]
  • McIntosh, Susan Keech. Excavations at Jenne-Jeno, Hambarketolo, and Kaniana. University of California publications in anthropology; 20. Los Angeles: University of California, 1995: p. 390-398. (A C153 v.20)
  • McIntosh, Roderick J.; Tereba Togola; and Susan Keech McIntosh. “The good collector and the premise of mutual respect among nations.” African arts Vol. 28, no. 4 (Autumn 1995): p. 60-69, 110. [A A2583 v. 28 or Online]
  • McNaughton, Patrick R. “Malian antiquities and contemporary desire.” African arts Vol. 28, no. 4 (Autumn 1995): p. 23-27. [A A2583 v. 28 or Online]
  • Siroto, Leon. “A propose on the cultural context of terracotta statuettes from Mali.” African arts Vol. 13, no. 1 (Autumn 1979): p. 20-24. [A A2583 v. 13 or Online]
  • Vallées du Niger. Paris: 1993. (O5 V18)
  • Vogel, M. Susan. “Seated Figure.” In Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Notable Acquisitions 1981-1982. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981: p. 66. [A N5311n 1981-82 or Online]

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