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unknown Yoruba
Yoruba Primary



Handle for Ogboni Ceremonial Sword

Late 19th century - Early 20th century
Copper alloy metal and wood

9 7/16 in. x 1 9/16 in. x 2 9/16 in. (24 cm x 4 cm x 6.5 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.3.107
Other Number(s): 83 (173) (Neufeld Collection Number)
173 (Sotheby's Lot Number)
Geography: Africa, Nigeria, Southwestern Nigeria, Abeokuta
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Ogboni, Yoruba, Nigeria, West African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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