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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af1948,18.1

  • Description

    Bronze head, miniature, with hole in crown, a deep collar representing bead necklaces.

  • Ethnic name

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.8 inches
  • Curator's comments

    Register 1948:
    Bronze head, miniature, with hole in crown, a deep collar representing bead necklaces.
    Given to the donor at ASABA, S. NIGERIA, in 1903, by a Colour Sergeant of the Nigeria Regiment, who got it on a punitive expedition against the ÉKU- MÉKU secret society (between ASABA & BENIN).

    BENIN

    See note From A G Coles in Christy Correspondence which provides information given in Register.

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    1970-1973, London, Museum of Mankind, Divine Kingship in Africa

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1948

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af1948,18.1


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