University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2043
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Length: 156.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25968 - Dealer's Number


The rattle is destroyed (below the topmost figure). These are stuck on the ground and shaken vigorously to draw the attention of the spirit appealed to.

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[Book] Hall, H. U. 1922. "Great Benin Royal Altar".. The Museum Journal. Vol. XIII, No.2 (June). pg. 105-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 115, 117View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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