Carved. One of the carved tusks found supported on bronze heads on altars of Benin. The carving shows the charateristic mythical man-catfish and king with two supporters.
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 263
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26
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