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Object Number:AF5112
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Human Face
Length: 28.3 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920
Other Number:115 - Field No SF

Description

Series of conjoined human faces around top. Possible a divination tapper.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 161View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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