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Staff Head

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Object Number:
AF5113
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
18th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Iconography:
Crocodile
Catfish
Description:
Crocodile's head holding catfish in jaws.
Height:
42.3cm
Width:
5.2cm
Depth:
5.8cm
Other Number:
116   -   Field No SF

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: 164
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