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Ornament

Ring

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Object Number:
21163
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
18th - 19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Brass
Coral
Description:
Bar with crosspiece near each end and cyldiner on top of junctions. Ring on back of centre of bar. Bar and crosspieces hollow and inlaid with coral.
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Ling Roth

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students. : Page/Fig./Plate: 13
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[Book] Roth, Henry L. 1899. Personal Ornaments from Benin. No. 1, Vol. 2. 8. : Page/Fig./Plate: 4
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