Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF5073
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Brass

Ceremonial paddle. Double edged dull blade/shaft with round tip, decorated with guilloche pattern and six raised pellets and center ridge. Solid hilt and circular grip.

Length 53.2 cm
Width 7.2 cm
Depth 2.7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1921

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