From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-93-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Culture Area Edo (Africa)
Date Made 16 th century CE
Section African
Materials Ivory
Technique Carved
Iconography Crocodile

Carved cylindrical armlet with design of which the principal feature is the fish-legged king holding crocodiles by the tail; round shield-like shapes with four raised pegs mixed between each king image.

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

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