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tusk for oba head
  • Bini peoples
  • tusk for oba head, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • ivory
  • Object Length/Diameter: 98 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 38 9/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3043.b
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Description

The undecorated elephant tusk is meant to be inserted in the hole in the brass head (2007.3043.a).