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Altar Bell: Fish-Legged King

Date:
18th–19th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 x W. 2 5/8 x D. 2 5/8 in. (14.6 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm) Other: W. 2 5/8 x D. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 x 6.7cm)
Classification:
Metal-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.86
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991

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