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Commemorative head of a king

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 x 23.5 x 23.2 cm (13 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Status  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1979
Object number:
85-19-16
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f7603091-3fbd-4569-926b-9d46e326ce9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-16

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