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Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, purchased from dealers in Paris, Brussels, and New York by Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; 2006, gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips

African, Nigeria, Idoma peoples, mid-20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.) Lender Accessory: 37.5 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm (14 3/4 x 5 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2048

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing