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Object Number:
29-93-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Description:
Ivory. Compare 29-93-3; this is less worn. Figures of four men in European costume; 2 are mounted, 2 on foot carry spears.
#134 printed on sticker; 38003 handwritten on sticker with 121 in different hand below; GBG and 121 handwritten in different places in white ink. All on inside of armlet.
Width:
13cm
Outside Diamater:
8.1cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from the estate of George Byron Gordon
Other Number:
134   -   Other Number
38003 / 121   -   Other Number
GBG 121   -   Collector Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 137, 139, 140
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