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

30 January 2020 26 October 2020

On loan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York:

  • Statuette with raised arms. Dogon, Mali. 15th-18th century. Wood, ochre patina. H. 76 cm. Former Emil Storrer, Josef Mueller, Barbier-Mueller collections, acquired circa 1950. Inv. 1004-3. Musée Barbier-Mueller.
  • Ornament. Djenne-jeno culture, Inland Niger Delta, Mali. 13th-15th century. Cuprous alloy. H. 11.4 cm. Former Barbier-Mueller collection. Inv. 1004-85. Musée Barbier-Mueller.
  • Pendant. Djenne-jeno culture, Inland Niger Delta, Mali. 13th-16th century. Cuprous alloy. H. 9.6 cm. Former Barbier-Mueller collection. Inv. 1004-125. Musée Barbier-Mueller.

Friends of the musée Barbier-Mueller can have free access to the exhibition upon showing their member card.