Create a reconstruction of the whereabouts of this sculpture. We will start at the place where the sculpture is now and move back in time in three steps. Indicate (four times) where the sculpture was at a particular moment in time and what people thought it depicted then. Use a question mark when data are missing.

A mysterious sculpture

This ivory sculpture is now exhibited in Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde in Leiden. It is very rare, because there are only five similar sculptures we know of. Really special is that we know where this sculpture has been during the past 350 years.











 

 


[Photo: Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde, Leiden]