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Elephant Tusk

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Object Number:AF5067
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 19th century
Section:African
Materials:Elephant Ivory
Length: 148 cm
Width: 40 cm
Depth: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1921

Description

Fully carved elephant's tusk.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
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:

[Article] Plass, Margaret B., and Coon, Carleton S. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] "The Art of Great Benin" Vol.: Vol. 3, No.4.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 81View 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: 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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