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Benin Pendant Mask  wikidata:Q56398229 
Object type mascaras africans / pendant Benin Pendant Mask
Mask (usually identified with Idia, mother of Oba Esigie); Benin Kingdom, Nigeria, 16th century; ivory, iron and copper wire
Depicted people Idia
Date 16th century
date QS:P,+1550-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
Medium ivory
medium QS:P186,Q82001
Dimensions Height: 24.5 cm (9.6 ″); Width: 12.5 cm (4.9 ″); Thickness: 6 cm (2.3 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,+24.5U174728;P2049,+12.5U174728;P2610,+6U174728
institution QS:P195,Q6373
Current location
Room 25
Accession number
Af1910,0513.1 (British Museum)


Andreas Praefcke
Date June 2011
Source Self-photographed


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