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Altar Bell: Figure with Sword

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass, iron
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 x W. 3 3/4 x D. 3 3/4 in. (19.1 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm) Other: W. 3 3/4 x D. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.87
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Damon Brandt, New York]; Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991

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