Lost History: the terracotta sculpture of Djenné-Djenno


Seated figure, 13th century, Mali, Inland Niger Delta (Djenné peoples), terracotta, 25.4 x 29.9cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Kristina Van Dyke and Dr. Steven Zucker


Additional resources:

This work at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Djenné on Art and Life in Africa (University of Iowa)

Works from Djenné at the Yale University Art Gallery

The Spread of Islam in West Africa (Stanford University)

 

Cite this page as: Dr. Kristina Van Dyke and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Lost History: the terracotta sculpture of Djenné-Djenno," in Smarthistory, September 8, 2017, accessed August 21, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/lost-history-the-terracotta-sculpture-of-djenne-djenno/.