Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-93-4
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made Late 18th or 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Ivory

Carved cylindrical armlet with figures of leopards and four men in European costume; two are mounted on horses, two on foot carry spears. Numbers written on inside of armlet: #134 printed on sticker; 38003 handwritten on sticker with 121 in different hand below; GBG and 121 handwritten in different places in white ink.

Width 13 cm
Outside Diameter 8.1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number 134 - Other Number | 38003 / 121 - Other Number | GBG 121 - Collector Number

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