From: Nigeria

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF3972
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Benin
Provenience Nigeria
Section African
Materials Iron | Animal Bone Joint | Bronze

Medicine/amulet. This corded assortment of ingredients was worn under the wrapper and includes a miniature avalaka, or blacksmith’s hammer-a forceful tool, pieces of iron, bones, bronze bell, horn, vertebrae, beads, and leather .

Length 15 cm
Width 14 cm
Depth 2.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 22920 - Dealer's Number

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