Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Marionette: Janus Head (Merekun)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Mali, Ségou region
Culture:
Bamana peoples
Medium:
Wood, metal, thread, clay, patina stain
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38 3/8 x 10 1/2 x 11 7/8in. (97.5 x 26.7 x 30.1cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.465
Not on view
[Henri Kamer, New York and Paris, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 270.



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