Altar piece. Piece with two human figures, wearing openwork Yoruba caps and two elephants with trunks terminating in stylized human hands, indicating prehensility.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 34
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30
[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 124
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