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1-12 Sahel Art of the Sahara | by MsSusanB
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1-12 Sahel Art of the Sahara

Large 12th – 13th c. gold pectoral, found at a burial in northwest Senegal, with elaborate filigree evoking Islamic techniques. Courtesy: IFAN, Senegal

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