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Object Number:29-93-2
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Culture Area: Edo (Africa)
Date Made: 16th century
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Height: 12.8 cm
Width: 9.2 cm
Depth: 9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number:123 - Other Number

Description

Ivory. Carved with design of which the principal feature is the catfish king.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Iyare: Splendor and Tension in Benin\'s Palace Theater (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Mar 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (17 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, Henry U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 147, 148View 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: 94View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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