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Cast brass head of a human. A beaded collar covers the neck and chin, while the top of the head is decorated with a beaded cap, small clusters of what may be flowers, and 'wings' that rise from either side of the head and almost meet by the mouth. There is an opening at the top of the head as well. 
Edo;Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Edo (African culture);Beninese)
Commemorative Head
1800 – 1897
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.260
Metal sword with a blade that is narrow toward the handle and wider and curved at the top. The handle is wrapped in wire, with disc-shaped grips on either side. 
Edo;Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Edo (African culture);Beninese)
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.89

Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Beninese)
Prestige Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.85
With spread wings, and pellet held in the beak.
Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Beninese)
Bird Figure
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.677
Metal sword with a large, leaf or fan shaped blade. The blade is decorated with openwork geometric designs. The ivory handle is thin and ends in a large metal loop. 
Edo;Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Edo (African culture);Beninese)
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.86

Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Beninese)
Pomdo Figure
1900 – 1978
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston.
1978/2.16

Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Beninese)
Leopard Box Lid
1870 – 1880
Gift of Mrs. Chet LaMore
1985/2.12
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