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Elephant Tusk

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Object Number:
AF5067
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made:
19th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Elephant Ivory
Description:
Fully carved elephant's tusk.
Length:
148cm
Width:
40cm
Depth:
15.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26
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[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 81
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