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Object Number:
21167A
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Human face; the nose elongated into a mudfish whose tail ends in a human hand. "Bells" around edge (some missing) - at top ...?
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:

[Journal] Curnow, Kathy. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre Vol.: 50, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 40
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[Book] Penn Museum. 2008. When in the World?/Calendar. : Page/Fig./Plate: Cover
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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126
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