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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:29-93-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Nigeria
Culture Area: Owo-Yoruba
Date Made: 19th century
Height: 20 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number:126 - Other Number


Ivory. Carved openwork figure of a woman with 3-plumed headdress.

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


[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 13. no. 2. pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 132, fig. 52View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2016. Iyare! Splendor and Tension In Benin's Palace Theatre.. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 190View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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