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Head

Date:
20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Terracotta, pigment
Dimensions:
Height 9-1/8 in.
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.5
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991

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