JOS PLATEAU, NIGERIA
TERRACOTTA, HEIGHT 30CM
3. One day his wife went digging a hole to fit clay pots containing cassava tubers for making tapioca and flour for food when she came across some terracotta artefacts. She then alerted her husband who alongside all the family members carried out the excavations and uncovered a large variety of sculptures. This discovery must have happened in the late 1920’s or early 1930’s based on the family’s moves thereafter.