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Ethnological Museum of Berlin Afrika [III C 9952]

Krokodilskopf

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Provenance/Rights: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Claudia Obrocki (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Das Krokodil wird dem Bereich des Meeresgottes Olokun zugeordnet. Auf geschnitzten Elfenbeinzähnen des 18. Jahrhunderts findet man Darstellungen des Königs und seiner ihn stützenden Begleiter mit solchen Gürtelmasken.
Sammler: Webster, William Downing

Material/Technique

Messing; Guss

Measurements

Objektmaß: 3,4 x 7,8 x 18,7 cm; Gewicht: 403 g

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Ethnological Museum of Berlin

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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