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Tusk

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Object Number:
29-93-11
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Africa
Date Made:
18th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Description:
Much weathered. Near base, 2 figures of catfish king; carving also includes figures of European archers.
Length:
148cm
Width:
40cm
Depth:
15.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from the estate of George Byron Gordon

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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