This is not a complete figure only a head fragment with turned-up mouth, slightly open. High forehead with a cap-like covering on the head. The brow of this figure is very exaggerated and almost covers the eyes of the figure. The ears of the figures are highly stylized and set very low on the head.  This figures wears a small cap, three necklaces and sports a three pointed goatee.
The appraisal report stated that this piece was in fair condition with sight erosion damage and scratches. There was signs of modern slip applied during restoration. Evidence suggests damaged mustache, neck and brows. Tests showed the left brow was reconstructed to match the original right brow.
Nok Figure
Collection Number: 267.336A203
Material Terracotta
Culture: Sokoto, Nigeria, West Africa
Approximate age 850 BC