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1-18 Sahel Art of the Sahara | by MsSusanB
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1-18 Sahel Art of the Sahara

In a row of equestrian statues, a 1400 wood sculpture made by the Soninke peoples on the southern edge of the Sahara (Mali), depicting a horse likely acquired from Berber nomads. Courtesy: Private collection

Installation view “Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York

January 30 – May 10, 2020

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Taken on January 28, 2020