Djenne snake hut.
Inner Niger Delta (IND), Mali. 11th–17th century.
Terracotta with ochre/red slip. H: 23 cm.
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana. Acquired with the Robert P. Gordy Fund, inv. 90.196.
To learn more about Djenne terracotta figures, see:
Scrofulous Sogolon: Scanning the Sunjata Epic by Anne-Marie Bouttiaux & Marc Ghysels, Tribal Art magazine, Spring 2015, XIX-2, n°75, pp. 88-123 — a free PDF is available here:
This 3D model was built using a set of VRT images (Volume Rendering Technique) after post-processing 900 CT-scan axial slices (Somatom + InSpace).