African art > Terracotta, jar, amphora, funerary urn > Djenne statue
Djenne magnificent statue depicting a man kneeling with arms crossed on his chest.
It is a piece collected by us in 2010 between the city of Djenne and Dioboro. Collected in fragments, the piece has been restored with a specialist archaeological terracottas in Brussels. So any input on this reconstruction of earthenware.
To authenticate, we conduct a test of the laboratory QED thermoluminescence dating this piece between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries.
This piece has a beautiful patina due to the erosion of time.
We find the serenity to clean parts Djenne.
Djenné ancient sites located all in a flood zone, people are always heads that flush when the waters recede. Rolled by the waves, these parts can be found very far from the archaeological site of origin.
Like many ancient ...