This is a small figure measuring 18 centimeters in hight. This body of this figure is missing leaving on the head and the right arm. The figure wears a bonnet with some decoration. Under bonnet appear to be horn like appendages coming from the upper forehead. Both pupils and nostrils are perforated. Due to erosion solid materials used in the terra-cotta can be seen.
The facial features, such as the semi circular eyes and designative brown are congruent with the Nok style. A thin mustache extends from the nostril to the corners of the mouth.
A CT scan was done on this figure and the appraisal report stated this figure was in good condition.
Bonnet Figure
Collection Number 285.336A217
Material: Terracotta
Culture: Nok, Nigeria, West Africa
Approximate Age:680 BC