BURA STONE HEAD 34

Photographs © Tim Hamill

BURA, STONE HEAD NO. 34, 8", $150, Niger

Little is known of the Bura civilization (ca. 3rd - 11th centuries), first discovered in 1975, excavations began in 1983. Most of the objects dug up are terra cotta heads or vessels. Many of these stone heads are flecked with iron. All are drilled and mounted as seen in No. 10.

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