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Armlet

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Object Number:
29-93-2
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Edo (Africa)
Provenience:
Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area:
Edo (Africa)
Date Made:
16th century
Section:
African
Materials:
Ivory
Description:
Ivory. Carved with design of which the principal feature is the catfish king.
Height:
12.8cm
Width:
9.2cm
Depth:
9cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from the estate of George Byron Gordon
Other Number:
123   -   Other Number

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:

[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". XIII, No.2 (June). pp. 105-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: 147, 148
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