Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro)

Date:
16th–19th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass, iron
Dimensions:
Height 8 in.
Classification:
Metal-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.91
Not on view
[Moddi Saad, New York]; Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991