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Axe

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Object Number:
AF2156B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Fon
Bechuana
Provenience:
South Africa
Dahomey
Benin
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Wood
Technique:
Engraved
Iconography:
Bird
Description:
Battle axe. head engraved to represent a bird. Head of iron, handle wooden. Ceremmonial axe for the cult of Xevioso the Thunder God ( W. Fagg, Aug. 1958)
Other Number:
255   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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