Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 61-16-1
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Culture Area West Africa
Date Made 18th or 19th century
Section African
Materials Bronze

Quadrangular bell with strap handle and clapper. Metal fastener of clapper extends into handle space. Front panel decorated with human face in center surounded by crosshatch and dot pattern. Crosshatch pattern on sides and back panel. Bosses on top and botton corners of bell.

Height 18.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Margaret Feurer Plass, 1961
Other Number L-65-1-3 - Other Number

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