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Commemorative head of a defeated neighboring leader

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Provenance

By 1964 until at least 1970, Jay C. Leff (d. 2000), Uniontown, PA. 2012, gift of Robert Owen Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Robert Owen Lehman Collection

Edo peoples, Benin Kingdom, Nigeria, late 15th–early 16th century

Dimensions

Length x width: 20.3 x 15.9 cm (8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.250

Medium or Technique

Copper alloy, iron

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture