Figure: Janus (Bocio)

Date: 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Republic of Benin
Culture: Fon peoples
Medium: Wood, bone, metal wire, sacrificial materials
Dimensions: H. 19 1/2 x W. 5 3/4 x D. 5 5/8 in. (49.5 x 14.6 x 14.3 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Denise and Andrew Saul Philanthropic Fund Gift, 1984
Accession Number: 1984.190

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