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Ornament

Ring

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Object Number:21163
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 18th - 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Coral
Credit Line:Gift of Henry Ling Roth, 1899

Description

Bar with crosspiece near each end and cyldiner on top of junctions. Ring on back of centre of bar. Bar and crosspieces hollow and inlaid with coral.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin\'s Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 90-91View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brown, Martha M. 2009. Iyare! Splendor & Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre: An African Curriculum for Students.. Hollister Kids for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Roth, Henry L. Jan 1899. Personal Ornaments from Benin.. Free Museum of Science and Art. Vol. No. 1, 2. pg. 8 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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