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Ethnological Museum of Berlin Afrika [III C 8409]

Ooton-Priester

http://www.smb-digital.de/eMuseumPlus?service=ImageAsset&module=collection&objectId=211972&resolution=superImageResolution#1282058 (Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Martin Franken (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Ooton-Priester sind an dem zapfenförmigen Aufsatz der Kopfbedeckung zu erkennen, die außer ihnen nur der König und einige Würdenträger tragen durften. Die lange Gerte, die er in der Hand trägt, dient der Abwehr böser Mächte bei den Opferhandlungen.
Sammler: Bey, Heinrich

Material/Technique

Messing

Measurements

Objektmaß: 41,6 x 17,7 x 5,2 cm; Gewicht: 2,6 kg

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Nigeria
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Benin
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1501 - 1550
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Object from: Ethnological Museum of Berlin

The Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) evolved from the collections of the royal cabinets of art and since its foundation in 1873 has become ...

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