Oba in Public
- Oba in Public
Panel; carved of wood; rectangular panel with three-dimensional carving showing musicians in upper left corner, two men wrestling in lower left corner, three people seated under umbrella and two men seated on either side of large bowl with man with pot standing behind bowl at centre, man weaving basket in upper right corner, man fishing in lower right corner.
- Made in: Benin City
- (Africa,Nigeria,Edo State,Benin City)
- Height: 60 centimetres
- Width: 121 centimetres
- Depth: 5 centimetres
15 August 2014
Reason for treatment
Surface clean to remove old insect remains.
Remains of old insect infestation on the object, such as frass, webbing, insect cases, and dead insects. Objects under this requistion number have varying types and amounts of damage due to insects.
Evidence of insect, such as webbing, cases and frass, removed using either a brush and vacuum, tweezers, or a combination of brush, vacuum and tweezers. In some cases, not all the insect remains were removed due to the risk of weakening the overall structure or appearance of the object drastically or of causing more damage to the objects upon removal.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF115425
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