Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2051
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy
Technique Lost Wax Casting

Small ceremonial sword (Eben) ornament worn on chief's garments. Thin sheet leaf-shaped and holes throughtout.

Height 11.1 cm
Width 3.4 cm
Depth 0.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 18101 - Dealer's Number

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