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Object Number:
AF5077
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Section:
African
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Lost wax casting
Iconography:
King
Elephant
Guard?
Tusk
Knife
Description:
Rattle staff with the figure of a king on elephant at top. Near butt male figure is holding ? tusk and executioner's knife.

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 115, 117
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