Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro), Brass, Edo peoples

Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro)

Date:
16th–19th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/8 × W. 4 3/4 × D. 3 1/2 in. (33.3 × 12.1 × 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.94
Not on view
[Moddi Saad, New York]; [Damon Brandt, New York]; Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991