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20th century

Wood

Overall: 15 in. (38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

2019.97.24

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 17, AAAS 83.5, African Religions of the Americas, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California, date unknown; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1996; given to present collection, 2019.

Old Number

VF 320; A2102; EL.996.25.30300

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