- Museum number
Carved canopied cohoba stand in the form of a figure (deity?) made of wood.
- Production date
800 - 1500
15thC (late) (?)
Diameter: 17 centimetres
Height: 39 centimetres
Width: 17 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Referred to in Archaeologia,1803 as being exhibited to the Society by Rebello on 11/4/1799, having been found in a cave in June,1792.
Method of acquisition by BM currently unknown. (AMD,3/1993).
See Fagg, Tribal Image, pl.1.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2005-2007 1 Oct-7 Jan, London, Horniman Museum, Amazon to Caribbean: Early Peoples of the Rainforest
2008, Apr-Sept, Barcelona, Museo Barbier-Mueller D'Art Precolombi, 'Caribbean Before Columbus'
2008-2009 Sept -Jan, Santiago de Compostela, Fundacion Caixa Galiciade, 'Caribbean Before Columbus'
2009, Jan-Apr, Madrid, Museo de America, 'Caribbean Before Columbus'
2012 Mar-Jul, Abu Dhabi, Manarat al Saadiyat, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2012-2013 30 Nov-7 Apr, Bonn, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2015-2016 4 Dec - 03 Jul, National Museum of Singapore, Treasures of the World's Cultures
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition details unknown.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number