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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

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Object Number:
29-93-7
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Owo-Yoruba
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area:
Owo-Yoruba
Date Made:
19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Description:
Ivory. Carved openwork figure of a woman with 3-plumed headdress.
Height:
20cm
Width:
6cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from the estate of George Byron Gordon
Other Number:
126   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 132
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